BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Schools near Battle Creek will receive more than $637,000 next month as part of the EduJobs funding, according to The Battle Creek Enquirer. Overall, schools across the state will get a total of $22.2 million from the federal government meant to save or create school jobs.

The Enquirer reports Battle Creek-area districts are projected to run a combined $14 million deficit this year.

SOURCE:

The Battle Creek Enquirer, “Local schools to get more EduJobs funds,” March 21, 2012

FURTHER READING:

Mackinac Center for Public Policy, “'EduJobs' Fact Check,” Aug. 11, 2010

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