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STATE OF STATE-EDUCATION
(2008-01-29)
(wgvu) - - GOVERNOR GRANHOLM'S STATE OF THE STATE
ADDRESS TONIGHT WILL CALL FOR SPENDING 300 MILLION DOLLARS TO HELP
SCHOOL DISTRICTS CREATE UP TO 100 SMALLER HIGH SCHOOLS.
THE MONEY WOULD GO TO DISTRICTS WITH HIGH SCHOOLS THAT ARE
FAILING TO MEET FEDERAL EDUCATION STANDARDS.
THE STATE WOULD SELL BONDS TO PAY FOR THE PROGRAM, AND THE
PROGRAM WOULD LAST UNTIL THE MONEY RUNS OUT IN ABOUT THREE TO FIVE
YEARS.
THE SCHOOLS WOULD BE LIMITED TO AROUND 400 STUDENTS AND COULD
OPEN AS SOON AS THE 2009-2010 SCHOOL YEAR.
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