If the graphic isn't clear, MPS parents have organized a meeting Saturday, May 8, from 9 to 10:30 AM at the MPS central office on Vliet. Some members of the Board will undoubtedly be there, though this meeting is not specifically about this year's MPS budget, it sounds like.
Relatedly: My cover story for the Bay View Compass (below the fold, natch) on cuts in BV-area schools is online now. The contest? Pick the paragraph that was written by my editor; it's not a bad paragraph, but not at all in my style. An official no-prize to anyone who spots it.