CHICAGO — Detroit Public Schools’ new chief financial officer says the district’s upcoming $239 million deficit bond sale will help put it on the road to stable fiscal health, allowing it to avoid the short-term borrowing it has relied on for years and erase a chunk of its structural deficit.

The district plans to price sometime between Wednesday and next week, as the finance team monitors the market and gauges investor interest, the district’s new chief financial officer, William Aldridge, said in an interview Monday.

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