SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County students return to school next Monday, but not without a cloud of controversy now that a
rezoning plan could force many of them to switch schools next year.
One teacher told WFTV the rezoning is a shock, and it's going to be hard on everyone.
The school board hopes having a year to come up with a plan and to hear from parents will help. But nobody expects this to be easy.
"Rezoning is always upsetting to families. There's no doubt about it," said Walt Griffin,
The school board and Seminole County parents can
"We try to teach our kids to go to school, get good grades, get college
And it could affect lots of schools. The problem is overcrowding in schools like Bentley and Crystal Lake and schools running well under
But the district won't bus kids across the
"Rezoning frequently results in a domino effect. We're going to do everything we can to avoid moving students to schools across the district," said Griffin.
The superintendent said rezoning may mean avoiding closing some schools. And he emphasized that
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