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Monte Sano Elem. leaders submit letters in re-zone battle

A federal judge must sign-off on any request pertaining to re-zoning Huntsville school district lines. (Source: WAFF) A federal judge must sign-off on any request pertaining to re-zoning Huntsville school district lines. (Source: WAFF)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Leaders at a Huntsville city elementary school declared their support for the school board's rezoning plan Monday.

The Monte Sano Elementary Parent-Teacher Association and the Monte Sano Civic Association sent letters to federal judge Madeline Hughes Haikala.

Both letters point out what the authors call "unsafe routes" which school buses would have to travel if Judge Haikala chooses the Department of Justice's rezoning plan over the school board's plan.

Read both letters, available in PDF format: PTA letter | Civic Association letter

The judge must sign off on any rezoning plan for Huntsville City Schools due to a long-standing desegregation order.

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