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February 23, 2011 --

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Phantom school districts tagged for stimulus $$$

September 25, 2009 --

By JENNIFER LaFLEUR/ProPublica

Hillcrest Rural Schools in north-central Kansas is set to get nearly $7,000 in federal stimulus money to help its disadvantaged students. Only one glitch: The district doesn’t exist anymore. It closed in 2006 when it was merged into another nearby district.