UPDATE: Further Muskegon Heights Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Appointment Details Shared By Interim Superintendent

The governor will not make any decisions on whom to appoint until after the board decides whether or not to appeal the ruling. Currently, the district has one week to appeal the decision, with a decision required by April 17. If appealed, the hearing will occur at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18 in Lansing.

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Governor Snyder Declares Muskegon Heights Public Schools Emergency, Appointment After 4/18

What’s next? Muskegon Heights can request a hearing with the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Mike Flanagan. If a hearing is requested, it will happen on April 18, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. in Lansing. After that hearing, the Governor will appoint an emergency financial manager. Who that might be is not apparent at this time.

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Muskegon Heights School Board Hopes To Weather State Budget Cuts With Cooperation

With budget figures from Lansing still up in the air, Muskegon Heights school board president Avery Burrel noted their district will try to work with other districts to weather cuts that may hit the whole county.

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State Budget Cut Proposals Hit Home In Muskegon Heights

92nd House Representative Marcia Hovey-Wright and Muskegon Heights Superintendent Dr. Dana Bryant gave reports to the city council and school board about changes coming from Lansing that may hit Muskegon Heights especially hard.

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