The debate on budget cuts to Beaufort County schools: when and where

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As the Beaufort County School District continues to hone in on a needed $7 million in budget cuts, the district is spreading word on the upcoming meetings.

They're all listed below, as are Beaufort County Council budget meetings, as that group must approve the school budget. The process starts today and ends in mid-June.

For context on what's up for cutting, check out our last report and our topic page.

Budget Public Forum: Battery Creek High School Cafeteria, May 5, 6 p.m.

First Reading by County Council: County Council Chambers, May 9, 5 p.m.

Budget Public Forum: Beaufort High School Cafeteria, May 10, 6 p.m.

Board of Education Certifies 2011-2011 Budget: County Council Chambers, May 17, 6 p.m.

Second Reading by County Council: Hilton Head Island Library, May 23, 5 p.m., Public Hearing 6 p.m.

[Note to readers: There's a multi-week gap between planned meetings here.]

Third and Final Reading by County Council: County Council Chambers, June 13, 5 p.m., Public Hearing 6 p.m.

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