Michigan Considers Legislation to Avert Detroit School Shutdown

  • House committee passes bill to provide $48.7 million
  • Legislation would avoid April 8 shutdown of the city's schools

Michigan’s House of Representatives may take up legislation as soon as Wednesday to provide $48.7 million for Detroit’s public schools to keep them from shutting down as soon as April 8, said Al Pscholka, chairman of the House appropriations committee.

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