More on the APS Redistricting from our Neighborhoods…

Springdale, Morningside Parents Voice Concerns Over APS Redistricting

Thursday night meeting kicked off discussions of proposed changes

By Jaclyn Hirsch

Springdale Park parents crowded around the proposed maps to discuss options with a demographer. Parents stood on chairs and platforms to join in the discussion Thursday night.

A study of Atlanta Public Schools future enrollment and projected capacity shows the district needs to add more desks at neighborhood schools and close the doors of others.

But parents with students at Morningside Elementary School, Springdale Park Elementary School and Mary Lin Elementary School offered solutions during a demographic study meeting Thursday night to avoid merging or rezoning neighborhood schools.

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APS Redistricting: Inman Park Neighborhood Association Plans Response

IPNA members and friends meet to plan their strategy for answering Atlanta Public Schools' demographic survey.

By Emma Harger

Inman Park Neighborhood Association members and other concerned parties met on Dec. 7 at Inman Park United Methodist Church to create a series of clearly-defined requests regarding Atlanta Public Schools redistricting.

The group met to hash out what their responses should be to the demographic survey that is currently available online at this link. The survey closes on Dec. 16. These survey answers will help the demographers craft the second round of proposals.


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