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GISD Sues Flint Schools Over Disputed $8.6 Million in Misspent Money

The Genesee Intermediate School District has filed a lawsuit against the Flint School District over a disputed $8.6 million in tax money that was meant for a different purpose. The funds were supposed to be used for vocational training and auditors have said that it was improperly spent on general operations for the financially troubled district

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Mott Community College to Host Music Career Open House

Mott Community College has announced they will host a music career open house this month. The open house is for those who are interested in a career in music. Attendees will be able to meet the faculty and current students while learning about MCC's two music degrees

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Flint Schools Deficit Is Two Times Bigger Than Originally Thought [Video]

Two shocking announcements were made at the Flint School Board meeting last night concerning a bigger budget deficit and Flint Northern closing for good.

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Flint School Board Agrees to More Lay Offs [Video]

At Wednesday night's Flint School Board meeting, the board voted to lay off 12 teachers, five para-pros and three non-instructional staff members, as they continue to chip away at a $10.4 million deficit

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Mott Community College Picks Top Candidate to Become Next President

The Board of Trustees at Mott Community College has picked their top candidate to succeed outgoing president Richard Shaink. According to MLive, Beverly Walker-Griffea who is senior vice president for Student Servi

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Conversation on Community Education to be Held this Weekend

Residents and community members are being encouraged to attend an event this weekend to discuss community education.

According to a news release from the City of Flint, in an effort to engage the community in a discussion about what constitutes an effective model for community education in the 21st century, the school district and the city are offering residents the opportunity to participate in a facilitated town hall meeting, the results of which will then be used for creation of a system-wide and sustainable community school model for Flint

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Flint School Board Votes to Lay Off More Than 250 Staff [Video]

At their meeting on Wednesday night, the Flint School Board voted to lay off more than 250 non-instructional staff as they attempt to reduce a $10 million budget deficit.

According to WNEM, non-instructional staff includes clerical, maintenance, secretaries, food service and school safety employees. Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins says the cuts will help the district save $5 million. Watkins also said the district is looking to

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Search for Mott Community College President Narrowed Down to Four

A search for the next president of Mott Community College has been narrowed down to four finalists.

According to MLive, interviews and forums with the finalists will take place the week of June 9th. The search for a new president began earlier this year after Richard Shank announced he was retiring after 14 years as president. Shank s

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Flint School Board Approves Over 90 Layoffs [Video]

At its Monday night meeting, the Flint School Board approved 91 layoffs to teachers and staff as part of its deficit elimination plan.

According to WNEM, the district expects roughly $8 million in revenue to cover costs for the 2014-15 school year. Interim superintendent Larry Watkins says that amount isn't enough as the district must keep its spendin

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Finalists Named in Mott Community College President Search

According to a news release from the search committee, nine finalists have been named in the search for a new president at Mott Community College with interviews set to take place next week.

The search for a new president began earlier this year after Richard Shaink announced his retirement after 14 years in the role

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