Tulsa Public Schools hosts second round of community budget meetings

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TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Public Schools is hosting its second round of community meetings about their upcoming budget changes.

Recommendations were made ahead of the meetings to save $2-$3 million by closing or consolidating four of the district’s elementary schools. Another recommendation suggested $13-$14 million can be saved through changes to the district office services.

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The district held several meetings in September and October when it announced they would need to cut about $20 million for their 2020-2021 budget.

The second round of meetings will span four days at four different locations:

  • Monday, December 9, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the McLain High School cafeteria.
  • Tuesday, December 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Memorial High School cafeteria.
  • Wednesday, December 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the East Central School cafeteria.
  • Thursday, December 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Webster High School Allen cafeteria

We are inviting you to join us next week at one of our FOUR community meetings taking place around the city of Tulsa. We...

Posted by Tulsa Public Schools on Monday, December 2, 2019

The first round of meetings was coupled with a web survey for the community to give feedback on the potential changes.

The results of the first round of meetings were released in a report by the district in late October.

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