Wake (N.C.) Administrators Present New School Assignment Plan

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Wake County school administrators today said the new student assignment plan meets the fast-growing area's needs while letting families go to their closest schools and not worry any longer about their children being reassigned.

But the school system doesn't yet have the ability to let parents see what their options would be under the plan. Administrators said the information might not be posted until after the school board votes on the plan on Oct. 18.

Superintendent Tony Tata said that students would be guaranteed the right to stay at their current school when the new plan goes into effect for the 2012-13 school year.

"If you like your current school, you don't have to make a change," Tata said.

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