TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

State extends deadline for Duquesne school chief to submit recovery plan

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, 1:46 p.m.
 

Duquesne City School District Chief Recovery Officer Paul Long said Thursday he received a verbal confirmation from the state that it extended the deadline for him to submit a five-year financial plan to the school board until Feb. 11.

The original deadline was Thursday. Long has held four public forums regarding the plan. Once completed, Long will submit it to the board. If the board rejects Long's plan, a receiver selected by Allegheny County Common Pleas Court will oversee the district.

Proposals for the future of the district include keeping the K-6 school at the Duquesne Education Center open, turning it into a charter school, or transferring students to other districts.

The district has been designated by the state as financially distressed since 2000.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Reagan shooter Hinckley closer to permanent freedom
  2. Crosby’s 2 goals lift Penguins past Rangers, even series
  3. Steelers won’t be backed into a corner at NFL Draft
  4. Use of multiple contractors could leave oil, gas operators open to hackers
  5. Fights reported, shots fired outside Monroeville Mall restaurant
  6. Marte jump-starts Pirates in win over Brewers
  7. Crosby says Edmonton would be good spot for prospective top pick McDavid
  8. Starkey: Taylor’s type fading away
  9. Sutter steps up for Penguins in series-tying victory
  10. Lawsuit: Pittsburgh Public Schools should have known officer was abusing boys
  11. Coming off hill revives Seton Hill University, downtown Greensburg