DALLAS — Emergency managers for Indiana's Muncie Community School Corp. and Gary Community School Corp. are looking at short-term loans to cover operating costs as they work on longer-term fixes for the districts’ financial woes.

MGT Consulting Group, appointed as emergency manager in July to lead Gary schools out of financial distress, said that ongoing state support is necessary due to the projected loss of 500 students compared to last year and because the district’s fiscal condition is "in total disarray."

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