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U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee to Host College Affordability Forums

Michigan's Fifth District Representative Dan Kildee has announced he will be hosting a pair of forums this week on college affordability.

According to a press release from the Congressman, the free events are open to prospective, current and former college students and will provide information on state and federal loan repayment programs

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Flint School District Sees Enrollment Jump of Almost 600 Students

The troubled Flint School District is reporting an enrollment jump of almost 600 students in the past week according to MLive. In a statement on Monday, interim Superintendent Larry Watkins said the

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Fenton Schools On Lockdown Due To School Bus Threat

Fenton Schools are on lockdown for the remainder today (Friday, September 12) due to a threatening note note found on a school bus.

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Mott Community College to Hold Third Annual Student Film Showcase

A free, short film showcase is being held at Mott Community College on Monday. The Third Annual Media Arts & Entertainment Technology Short Film Showcase will feature films ranging between 10 and 16 minutes long that are created from start to finish by students. Th

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Bill Introduced Establishes Back-to-School Tax Holiday

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Joe Graves would give parents and teachers a break from paying sales tax  on essential back-to-school supplies during the month of August.

Graves, a Republican from Argentine Township and representing the 51st House District, said suspension of the 6-percent sales tax on items for the classroom would help parents and teachers better prepare students for the coming year by saving them money on school-related purchases

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Flint School Board Approves Nearly $20 Million Loan

The Flint School Board approved borrowing up to $17 million in a special meeting held Wednesday night. According to ABC 12, the money is needed due to a cash shortage and would hold the district over until it receives its state aid check. The move comes less than a month after the district submitted a revised deficit elimination plan to the state asking for three more year

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Flint School District to Hold Special Meeting on Revised Deficit Elimination Plan

The Flint School District will host a special meeting tonight (7/30) to discuss their plan to get of nearly $21 million in debt. According to ABC 12, the district must submit its revised deficit elimination plan to the Michigan Department of Education by Thursday. An audit last November showed the district to be about $10 million in debt. However, a new report last month showed the debt to be twice as m

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Mott Community College Names New President

Mott Community College has named its new president. According to NBC 25, Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea will take over as president next month replacing Dr. Richard Shank who is retiring after 14 years. The school's Board of Trustees announced the de

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Flint Mayor Dayne Walling to Teach Course at U of M – Flint in Fall

Flint Mayor Dayne Walling will teach teach a political science course this fall on Thursday nights according to MLive. When done with his mayoral duties, Walling will trade his suit and tie for a textbook as he looks to give back. Walling said "I

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Flint Schools May Ask for Extension on Revised Budget Deficit Elimination Plan

The Interim Superintendent of the Flint School District has reportedly told other superintendents from around Genesee County that the financially troubled district may ask for more time to submit an updated budget deficit elimination plan

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