Deadline Nears on Michigan School Budget Cuts
Time is running out for state lawmakers to soften the latest round of funding cuts to Michigan schools.
Legislators have been studying what they could do to help offset a $127 per student funding cut — about $212 million statewide — ordered by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. The cuts will be reflected in checks sent to schools Dec. 21 unless lawmakers agree in the next week or so on a way to raise enough cash to eliminate the reduction.
It appears more likely that lawmakers will try and restore the cuts in early 2010, after the...
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