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Timeline: Sweetwater Union High School District's budget woes

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Posted at 2:26 PM, Dec 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 11:56:18-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Sweetwater Union High School District is in the hole $68 million, following a series of budget shortfalls and fiscal mismanagement, according to an independent audit of the school district.

This week, the state agency Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team issued a dire warning to the school district's board: The state could be coming if their debt isn't made right. Here's a look at when the budget shortfall was discovered and what moves have been made in an attempt to fix the financial mess in the South Bay: