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Diversity, proximity among concerns mentioned at public hearing

Diversity, proximity among concerns mentioned at public hearing

More than 30 people voiced their redistricting concerns to members of the Williamsburg-James City County School this week, vying to convince members to redistrict carefully or perhaps not at all.

Some don’t want their children moved from what they call “neighborhood schools.”

Others implored the board to consider making the district’s schools as diverse as possible, and still others asked the board to reconsider redistricting high schools at all. They preferred a long term plan to deal with the county’s growth.

Dozens filled the Stryker Center, and city staff opened an overflow room to accommodate others. Board members received more than 250 comments and the public and...

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