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Meetings on school shift proposal set

Posted by: Steve Brandt under Education, People and neighborhoods, Politics and government, Minneapolis North, Minneapolis Roosevelt, Minneapolis Southwest, Minneapolis Washburn Updated: September 25, 2013 - 12:38 PM

Four public meetings divided by sector of the city have been scheduled by the Minneapolis school district on a proposal by district planners to shuffle programs and schools for about one-quarter of district students to handle rising enrollment.

The meetings are scheduled for these areas and the prooposal potentially affects certain schools in each sector:

North portion of Area A: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Anwatin Middle School, 256 Upton Av. S. Cityview, Franklin, Lincoln, Olson, North and Sheridan schools, plus Davis Center.

Northeast portion of Area A: Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m., Northeast Middle School, 955 Hayes Av. NE, Same schools.

Area B (eastern portion of South Side plus part of southeast Minneapolis): Oct. 10, 6-8 p.m., Northrop school, 4315 31st Av. S. Cooper, Hiawatha, Howe, Sanford, Seward, and Wilder schools.

Area C (western half of South Side plus downtown): Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m., Ramsey Middle School, 1 W. 49th St.  Barton, Burroughs, Hale, Kenny, Lake Harriet, Ramsey, Southwest, Washburn and Wilder schools.

Also up for discussion at the meetings are potential city-wide impact changes affecting Longfellow, North, Roosevelt, Sulivan, Tuttle, Webster, Wilder and 2225 E. Lake St.

More information about the proposal discussed Tuesday evening is available through the district.


 

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