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Pontiac schools headed for an emergency manager?

Pontiac, Michigan.

Will Michigan's next emergency manager operate the Pontiac School District?

More from the Associated Press:

Officials plan to wrap up a review by next month of the Pontiac School District's finances that could lead to the appointment of an emergency manager or other measures. District officials recently were notified by state Superintendent Mike Flanagan of the preliminary financial review, which is to begin Monday and end by May 24. In a letter, Flanagan describes the public school district's situation as "critical and alarming." The district faces a $37.7 million deficit. The district has a 5-year deficit elimination plan in place, and district officials want to extend that plan. The city of Pontiac's finances have been under state supervision since 2009. Emergency manager Lou Schimmel has said he plans to leave City Hall by June 30.

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