North Allegheny parents question redistricting idea

Posted: December 12, 2013 in Press Coverage
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Some parents of North Allegheny students are taking issue with the school district’s proposals to redraw school boundaries to alleviate overcrowding at several elementary schools and a middle school.

“These scenarios just don’t make any sense to me,” Maggie Pople, president of the Parent Faculty Association at Marshall Elementary School, said after a Monday focus group meeting at the school, where district officials including Superintendent Raymond Gualtieri presented the plans.

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  1. Lynn Tonti says:

    The obvious solution lies in adding space to FES. If all of the neighborhoods that were redistricted out of FES last time…were put back…then FES enrollment numbers would be beyond capacity…wouldn’t they? Our Administration keeps publishing that all of our smaller elementary schools have a capacity of 550 students. Frankly, I’m not so sure about that! Many school districts use modular classrooms while they determine the next best course of action. Recently, Bethel Park used modular classrooms at 3 of their elementary schools. Moving all these children is not the best solution in my opinion.

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