Note: the relevant discussion of boundaries and the presentation begins around 2:40:00, with the presentation discussed around 2:47:00.
The School Board discusses utilizing this presentation, which they attended at the VSBA 2019 Annual Conference, as a model for redistricting. The presentation, by VCU professor Kimberly Bridges, is entitled "Redistricting: When you face a Fight for What's Right" and studies how to manage parents resistance to do what elected officials believe is the right thing, despite the will of voters.
What is a FOIA?
FOIA stands for Freedom of Information Act, or in Virginia, VFOIA., a law promoting an increased awareness of government activities. Upon request, with the right words and budget for their fees, a government body such as FCPS searches their records and shares the documents with us. This process helps us keep the pressure on and learn what the school board is up to.