Students graduate in struggling Buena Vista (Mich.) school district

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Students in the graduating class at Buena Vista High School have arrived at a day that was by no means guaranteed.

The Saginaw News reports the seniors in the struggling school district in Saginaw County’s Buena Vista Township on Tuesday participated in commencement exercises.

The ceremony came after a tumultuous May in which the district laid off its teachers and closed for two weeks when it couldn’t meet payroll. The district reopened after the state agreed to release $400,000 it had withheld to make up for earlier overpayments.

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