first_imgo Vancouver Public Schools: Ad hoc budget panel meets 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Robert C. Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Road, on Feb. 23, March 9 and March 23. Observers welcome, but no public comment taken.For more: http://portalsso.vansd.org/portal/page?_pageid=153,2178396&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTALo Evergreen Public Schools: Ad hoc budget panel scheduled to meet Wednesday 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Green Complex board room, district headquarters, 13501 N.E. 28th St. Observers welcome, but no public comment taken.Final recommendations due by next Evergreen school board meeting, Feb. 22.Public budget forums will follow, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the school auditoriums: Tuesday, March 1, Evergreen High School; Thursday, March 10, Mountain View High School; Wednesday, March 23, Union High School; Thursday, March 31, Heritage High School.Evergreen also will host a live cable television-Internet Web cast from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 16,with Superintendent John Deeder and Chief Operating Officer Mike Merlino.For more: http://www.evergreenps.org/AboutEPS/Pages/ProposedCutsReleasedfor2011-2012.aspxInside quiet meeting rooms at Vancouver and Evergreen district headquarters, serious conversation is taking place that could rock the school days of thousands of students.last_img