Pr. George’s parents criticize plan to move students…

…away from neighborhood schools


More than a dozen parents attending a hearing Tuesday night questioned program changes proposed by Prince George’s County Schools chief executive Kevin M. Maxwell that would require some students to go to different schools next year.

The hearing was an opportunity for the public to weigh in on school boundary changes and new specialty programs. Maxwell is scheduled to seek the Board of Education’s approval Tuesday.

Some of the parents objected to Maxwell’s plans to make Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Chillum one of three sites that will have a Spanish immersion program, a move that would phase out the neighborhood school beginning with kindergartners in August. >>> Read more Washington Post , Read More Gazzette



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