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The list of Michigan school districts hit hardest by school choice includes some of the largest urban systems -- Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw, Jackson, Muskegon, Pontiac and Southfield, according to an MLive analysis of state data.
About 39% of Michigan's traditional public school systems had a net gain in 2018-19 enrollment through school choice and other programs allowing students to cross district lines, according to an MLive analysis of state data.
A population surge, with no signs of slowing down, is what sparked the Oakridge school district’s bid for increased tax revenue - and may also have contributed to that campaign’s success, according to the superintendent.
Oakridge school leaders are celebrating after voters on Tuesday decisively approved a millage to pay for multiple additions to school buildings.
Oakridge Public Schools is investing in energy improvements designed to save the district in the long-run.