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Madison school board to take up budget

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Jobs and programs could be on the line Monday night as the Madison School District looks for ways to trim its budget shortfall.

The school board has a budget workshop beginning at 5:30 p.m. and action is expected to be taken.

Over the weekend, board members heard from parents and community members on different options to make up the district's $30 million shortfall.

Last week, the board was able to whittle around $5 million off that gap.

The final budget plan for the next school year will be approved May 4.

27 News Continuing Coverage:

Madison School District holds final public hearing on budget (April 18, 2010)

Madison school board takes up budget proposal (April 11, 2010)

Adult community programs could be affected by budget gap (March 17, 2010)

MMSD board hashes out budget options (March 15, 2010) 

School leaders take on possible cuts, layoffs, closings (March 8, 2010) 

School closings part of options to resolve budget deficit (March 5, 2010)

MMSD faces $30M budget gap (Feb. 11, 2010)

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