Buena Vista school district won't be able to pay teachers
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:59:16 GMT —
A struggling Michigan school district that voted this week to lay off nearly all of its teachers and staff says it won't have money to pay them.
Teachrs in the Buena Vista School District near Saginaw elected to be paid year-round instead of just when school is in session.
Board President Randy L. Jackson says the district won't be able to make its July 19 payroll or any thereafter. It has said it expects to have about $2,000 as of July 5.
Plans are being made for the fall, but it's unclear whether classes will resume. The district also is seeking a loan from the state.
The district had laid off teachers and closed for part of May because it said it couldn't make payroll.