Clayton County Public School budget hearings start today, Monday, May 16 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. School taxes make up the largest part of property taxes in Clayton County and provide public education for grades K-12.

If you can’t make today’s hearings, you will have one more opportunities to make your concerns known to the Board of Education on Monday, May 23 at 6 p.m.

All hearings take place in the Administration Complex Boardroom, 1058 Fifth Ave., Jonesboro.

The School Board is scheduled to vote on the final budget for fiscal year 2023 on June 6 at 6 p.m.

Read the proposed budget online:

Robin Kemp is executive editor and CEO of The Clayton Crescent, which she founded in 2020. She has worked for Gambit, CNN, The Weather Channel, Clayton News, Henry Herald, and numerous freelance outlets....

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