The Detroit Public Schools board this week fired the city’s school chief and its chief financial officer a week after Michigan declared the district to be in a state of financial emergency. As part of its move, the state will appoint a manager to take over the district’s finances.

The board Monday night voted 7 to 4 to fire superintendent Connie Calloway and CFO Joan McCray. Last week the board filed a challenge to the state’s decision to appoint a fiscal manager.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.