Proposed School Boundary Change in Md. Draws Criticism

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The Prince George’s County School System is embroiled in a boundary dispute with parents whose children would attend Potomac High School in Oxon Hill next academic year rather than the new, higher-performing yet overcrowded Oxon Hill High School.

During the school board’s Jan. 30 meeting on boundaries, Interim Superintendent Alvin Crawley proposed reassignment of students who live north of the Capital Beltway, in the neighborhoods of Forest Heights and Glassmanor, to attend Potomac rather than Oxon Hill.

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