Seattle school boundaries http://kplu.org en Seattle Schools Taking Public Input on Proposed Map Change http://kplu.org/post/seattle-schools-taking-public-input-proposed-map-change <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Where should Seattle children go to school? That&rsquo;s the question Seattle&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public Schools is hoping to answer as<a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1583136/File/Departmental%20Content/enrollment%20planning/Sept%2017%20meeting/GB_WorkSession_Handout%20Document%20with%20Maps_Sept23Planning.pdf?sessionid=54cc01a95bd5d74d8d059b583414be05"> </a>it <a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid=d56b538b89d08844ac54abbfa54b3de1&amp;pageid=296812&amp;sessionid=d56b538b89d08844ac54abbfa54b3de1" target="_blank">redraws the school assignment&nbsp;</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid=d56b538b89d08844ac54abbfa54b3de1&amp;pageid=296812&amp;sessionid=d56b538b89d08844ac54abbfa54b3de1" target="_blank">map</a><a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1583136/File/Departmental%20Content/enrollment%20planning/Sept%2017%20meeting/GB_WorkSession_Handout%20Document%20with%20Maps_Sept23Planning.pdf?sessionid=54cc01a95bd5d74d8d059b583414be05">.</a></span></p><p>But before the district makes its final proposal, it wants&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">to hear what parents have to say. The district is holding <a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=294923#community_meetings_schedule" target="_blank">two more community meetings tonight and tomorrow night</a>. It is also taking community input online.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Diana Bodwin, who lives in Seattle&#39;s Georgetown neighborhood, says she had expected to enroll her 4-year-old son, Teddy, in what she thought was her neighborhood school, Maple Elementary School.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">But&nbsp;under the district&#39;s proposals, Georgetown children would be assigned to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Van&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Asselt</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Elementary School, which is</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;farther south.</span></p><p>&quot;We know Maple. We know that we feel connected to it, and we were prepared for it. And we had a good experience and good recommendations from parents who had been there,&quot; said Bodwin.</p><p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 10181 at http://kplu.org Seattle Schools Taking Public Input on Proposed Map Change