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Get involved with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has several opportunities for the public to get informed and have input as leaders shape the budget and develop a strategic plan. Here are the coming week’s events.

School board

•  Tuesday: 6 p.m., meeting chamber, Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St. Meeting includes a public hearing on the superintendent’s budget proposal and a board vote on construction/renovation plans.

Sign up for the hearing on site or by calling 980-343-5139 by noon Tuesday. Details: www.cms.k12.nc.us/boe/Pages/SchoolBoardMeetings.aspx

Town hall meeting

•  Monday: 6-7:30 p.m. at Rocky River High, 10505 Clear Creek Commerce Drive, Mint Hill.

Presentation and Q&A session with top CMS officials on 2013-14 budget proposal. Details: www.cms.k12.nc.us/mediaroom/budget/Pages/2013-14BudgetInformation.aspx

Advisory panels

•  Monday: Gifted students, 9:30-11:30 a.m., East Mecklenburg High, 6800 Monroe Road.

•  Monday: Professional growth system, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Villa Heights, 800 Everett Place.

•  Monday: Culture, engagement and shared values, 5-6:30 p.m., Room 527, Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St.

•  Wednesday: CMS Foundation, 8:30-10 a.m., Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St.

•  Thursday: Bond oversight committee, 11:30 a.m., conference room, 3301 Stafford Drive.

•  Thursday: Extended learning, 3-5 p.m., Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St.

•  Thursday: Special education, 3-5 p.m., Room 427, Walton Plaza, 700 E. Stonewall St.

•  Friday: Process and system improvement, 7:30-9 a.m., Room 546, Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St.

Public may attend these meetings but not participate. Details: www.cms.k12.nc.us/mediaroom/taskforce

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