Marin County parents file petition to redraw school districts line
Parents in the southern Marin County city of Corte Madera are asking the county to redraw local school district boundaries so they can switch districts, the Marin Independent Journal reported.
They want to leave the Reed Union School District and join the Larkspur-Corte Madera District. They filed a petition last week with county Superintendent Mary Jane Burke. It came as the two districts are negotiating a new interdistrict transfer agreement to allow students to attend their district of choice. A similar agreement expired on June 30.
Some students who live in the Reed district but are within walking distance of Larkspur-Corte Madera now have to travel farther by car to get to school, the newspaper reported. School officials told the newspaper that they have two negotiating sessions scheduled for later this month.