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2020
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MNPS Plans Series of Community Budget Meetings

Meetings to be held throughout Nashville

As the district prepares a budget proposal for the Board of Education, Mayor John Cooper and Metro Council, MNPS will hold a series of community budget meetings throughout the city.

The series of meetings will give parents, families and staff the opportunity to learn more about the district’s budget process and its priorities for the next fiscal year, which starts July 1. Interim Director of Schools Dr. Adrienne Battle will present her operating budget proposal to the Board of Education’s Budget & Finance Committee on Feb. 11. Board members will discuss the budget proposal on Feb. 25 and vote on March 10 before sending the plan to Mayor Cooper.

The community budget meetings are scheduled to take place within the four MNPS quadrants. All meetings are open to the public.

All meetings are from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Monday, Feb. 17, Cane Ridge High School, southeast quadrant

  • Monday, Feb. 24, McGavock High School, northeast quadrant

  • Wednesday, Feb. 26, Hillwood High School, southwest quadrant

  • Thursday, Feb. 27, I.T. Creswell Middle School, northwest quadrant

About MNPS

Metro Nashville Public Schools is one of the nation’s top 50 largest school districts, preparing more than 86,000 students for higher education, work and life. With the goal of being the first choice for Nashville families, Metro Schools is committed to #ExceedingGreatExpectations with the mission of delivering a great public education to every student, every day. The district is earning a national reputation for urban school reform, social and emotional learning and rising academic achievement. The governing body for Metro Schools is the Metropolitan N­ashville Board of Public Education, a nine-member elected body. For more information, visit www.mnps.org, or follow us on Twitter (@MetroSchools) or on Facebook: (facebook.com/metroschools.)