Other districts allows funds to flow back to schools, meet needs

Greenwood isn’t the only Indiana community that’s been asked for help buying school buses.

The concept of turning tax-increment financing, or TIF, district money over to schools, libraries and fire districts isn’t an original idea, either.

Clark-Pleasant Schools Superintendent Patrick Spray has made requests to two city boards, laying out the district’s dilemma: It has a student population that has grown rapidly and big loans to repay for the buildings that now serve those children.

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