The advance would come out of the district’s state aid payment April 20. Earlier this month the state advanced $231,000.
State treasury officials say the district typically gets roughly $455,000 a month after debt obligations.
School board officials have previously declined requests for comment from Michigan Radio. Reports out today say board members also declined to comment to reporters at the special board meeting today, which lasted approximately five minutes.
Charter company Mosaica Education is running the district. The company’s CEO has not returned repeated requests for comment this week.
Mosaica’s Regional VP of Operations Alena Zachery-Ross says advancements for struggling school districts aren’t completely uncommon. She says the district is working on a plan to meet payroll for the rest of the year but couldn’t comment on the details of those negotiations.
Two engineers have been put on paid leave at General Motors as the company has an outside attorney investigate why it took more than 10 years for GM to recall millions of cars with faulty ignition switches.
GM says the switches have been linked to at least 13 deaths.
More on the suspension of the engineers from the Associated Press:
The company says in a statement Thursday that the action was taken after a briefing from former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas. He's been hired to figure out why GM was so slow to recall the cars.