LOU Redistricting Study: Superintendent's Recommendation FAQ
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What schools are included in this redistricting study?
Elementary: Centerville, Deer Crossing, Green Valley, Kemptown, Liberty, New Market, Oakdale, Twin Ridge, Urbana and the portion of Spring Ridge attendance area east of the Monocacy River Middle: New Market, Oakdale, Urbana and Windsor Knolls middle schools as well as the Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle School attendance area east of the Monocacy River High: Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana
Where can I find maps of the Superintendent’s recommendation?
An interactive map including the Superintendent’s recommendation can be found on the project web page at www.fcps.org/LOUredistrict. The staff report outlining the recommendation and including pdf maps can be found on Board Docs at https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/fcps/Board.nsf/Public. In addition, paper maps of the Superintendent’s recommendation are posted at all schools within the redistricting study area.
How can I comment on the Superintendent’s recommendation?
The Board of Education accepts comments on any topic at the beginning of every board meeting. Comments are limited to 3 minutes per person. In addition, the Board of Education will hold three public hearings to receive comments on the Superintendent’s LOU redistricting recommendation. These public hearings will be held from 7-9 PM at Urbana High School on September 17, Linganore High School on September 19 and Oakdale High School on September 24. Sign-up to speak at the public hearings begins at 6:30 PM. You may also send comments to LOURedistrict@fcps.org
When will the Board of Education make their decision about the Superintendent’s recommendation?
The Board of Education will discuss the Superintendent’s recommendation and public comments received during the public hearing and by email at their September 25, 2019 Board Meeting. The Board is scheduled to make their decision in October 2019.
When will the new attendance boundaries go into effect?
The implementation of the Board of Education’s LOU redistricting decision will be phased over two school year’s; 2020-21 and 2021-22.