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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Another district down

Posted By on Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 3:05 PM

As expected, the state Board of Education decided today to take over the Decatur School District because of an expected $500,000 deficit, years of accounting irregularities and little immediate prospect of fixing the problem in a district with fewer than 600 students. The state will appoint interim leadership and study whether the district should be merged with adjoining districts.

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