Final public hearing on Harford County Public Schools elementary redistricting scheduled 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14

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Monday night is the last chance for parents concerned about the Harford County Public Schools’ elementary redistricting process to have their say in a public forum before the Board of Education. The final public hearing on the district’s plan to fill the new Red Pump Elementary School and balance enrollment among its 33 elementary schools is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14 in the board room at the A. A. Roberty Building, 102 S. Hickory Avenue. The hearing follows the Board of Education’s regular meeting, which starts at 5 p.m. and includes a closed door session from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., after which the public hearing will be held. See below for a copy of the meeting’s agenda. The Board of Education is scheduled to adopt the redistricting plan at its Feb. 28 meeting. However, the district is continuing to accept parent input at (elementaryredistricting@hcps.org).

The district’s redistricting webpage includes individual maps for each school’s new enrollment area next year, so you can click to easily see which streets are included in your school’s area.

Click here to see the “Final STAC Elementary Redistricting Proposal Presentation.”

Click here to see a matrix of the proposals submitted by parents.

Click here to see the final proposed enrollment/capacity numbers.

Click here to see the final districtwide map.

Here are the dates and times for the remaining redistricting meetings:

Monday, February 14, 2011 – A.A. Roberty Building Board Room – Final Public Hearing – 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Monday, February 28, 2011 – A.A. Roberty Building Board Room – Board Decision on Elementary Redistricting Plan – 6:30 p.m.

Click here to read previous BANV posts on the redistricting process.

Harford County Public Schools Board of Education Agenda Feb. 14