CHICAGO — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder warned Wednesday that 23 school districts across the state, most clustered around the Detroit area, qualify for a state takeover under its new emergency financial management law.

Snyder told lawmakers that the 23 financially challenged districts face deficits of $1 million or more and together have a total operating deficit of $440 million. Of the 23, 18 are located in the greater Detroit region.

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