May 30: Threat of Richmond school closings draws crowd for public hearing (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
May 30, 2012
The public came out in force – in easily identifiable color coding, by favorite school – for their first crack at a proposed school rezoning plan that could cost Richmond four elementary schools.
More than 200 people filled the lower tier of the auditorium at George Wythe High School on Tuesday for the first of two public hearings this week on school rezoning. A total of 51 speakers lined up, taking three minutes each to pitch their case against closing their ...