Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- Take it from this "Trustafarian," these judgy maps are meant to make us laugh
- The new right-to-farm requirements and backyard animals
- Green goo growing in Lake Erie is not what you think it is
- Lawmakers vote to allow wolf hunts in UP
- Host A Prairie Home Companion 40th Anniversary Listening/Viewing Party
Sat February 22, 2014
Flint schools require staff to pick up checks
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - There is no direct deposit this week for teachers and other employees in the Flint school district.
They were required to pick up their check in person Friday as the struggling district confirms that it's paying people who actually work. Spokesman Brian Smith tells The Flint Journal it's too early to know if any problems were uncovered.
He says there might be legitimate reasons for someone who didn't pick up a check.
Teacher John Peplinski says he supports any effort to ensure money is being spent properly. Flint schools must erase a $10 million deficit by 2018.