House Passes BSU Takeover Of MCS

The Indiana House has approved a contentious school management bill that will allow Ball State University to take over Muncie Schools while further reducing the authority of the Gary School board.
The measure was approved Monday on a 63-30 vote. It was the final bill House lawmakers took up during the special session. The Senate is considering the five bills the House passed. Republicans supported the bill because administrators in both districts mismanaged finances. But Democrats criticized it as hasty and unneeded.

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