Felt, Andrew J.; Koelemay, Ryan; Richter, Alexander
December 2008
Planning & Changing;2008, Vol. 39 Issue 3/4, p158
Academic Journal
The article proposes a method of flexible redistricting for K-12 public school districts in the U.S. According to the article, the method allows students living from the same geograpical region to be bused to different schools, with the aim of meeting average class size (ACS) target ranges. It presents a case study involving the Stevens Point Area Public School District in Wisconsin. A comparison between the flexible method and a traditional one-region-to-one-school redistricting method is offered.


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