March 21, 2012 11:03 AM
The Broward School District has started its lengthy redistricting process, and will hold the first of three mapping workshops Monday.
The workshop is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Monday at McArthur High in Hollywood.
The School Board is required to redraw boundary lines every 10 years to ensure equal representation. Two of nine seats aren’t affected because they represent the entire county.
Changes are based on the 2010 Census data and won’t affect where students go to school.
Board members have been criticized for delaying their redistricting process while others completed theirs. The Broward County Commission, the school boards in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties completed theirs in time for the 2012 elections. See a story about this from my colleague, Tony Man.
The Broward School Board’s won’t be ready until the 2014 elections. Seven public hearings will be held throughout the county during the redrawing process. For more information, visit www.broward.k12.fl.us/redistricting.
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