Town hall meeting on Benton Harbor school budget

By: Newscenter16 Staff Email
By: Newscenter16 Staff Email

The review period has started for Benton Harbor schools. Tuesday night the public will have a chance to hear more. The district will be holding a town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the high school.

Last week the State of Michigan officially put the district on notice when the the state superintendent sent a letter to the district's leaders.

According to our reporting partners at WSJM Radio, the 30 day review period started on Monday.

The state superintendent says an $18 million deficit is a big concern, along with late payments to the schools' retirement fund and a low number of employees without contracts.

Read more from WSJM Radio.

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