Wake County parents are upset with proposed attendance areas

Jan. 6, 2009
Boundary changes would force more than 25,000 students to attend different schools

Parents, students and elected officials are pleading withWake County (N.C.) school board members to change a plan that would move 25,486 students to different schools over the next three years. Wake annually reassigns students to fill new schools, ease crowding at existing schools and promote diversity. School officials try to balance the percentages of low-income students, special-education students and students with limited English language skills at individual schools. For the first time, Wake officials also are trying to keep elementary students bundled together in middle school and middle school students together in high school.
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