By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential
LANSING — Two school districts that had deficits last year didn’t qualify for Gov. Rick Snyder’s “best practices” $100 per student bonus.
Buena Vista Schools in Saginaw and Global Heights Academy of Dearborn Heights were among the 48 districts that had a deficit at the start of the 2011-12 school year and were the only two of the districts in deficit to not qualify for the “best practices” money, according to a list released by the Michigan Department of Education.
There were 714 school districts in the state — including charter schools — that met four of the five requirements and got the $100 per student bonus.
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