Fisher and Southampton Elementary reportedly could stay open, under Richmond Public Schools' rezoning plan.
Back in May, dozens of parents and their children voiced their outrage over the schools set to close. The plan called for the closure of John B. Cary, Bellevue, Summer Hill, and the combination of Southampton and Fisher into one school.
The School Board met Monday night to tweak the plan for the Southside, and decided to keep Fisher open, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Many parents of children who attend Fisher and Southampton want the choice of either school.
With this tentative plan set by the board, priority enrollment would be given to students who live closest. The Board still needs to hold a public hearing on this new plan. That meeting is set for August 6th.
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