School district defends controversial boundary proposal
Last updated 5/17/2018 at Noon
The media firestorm created by one Mill Creek parent has forced Everett Public School officials to justify their initial boundaries for two elementary schools as based on the district’s core values and projected enrollments in 2022.
Geographer and mapmaker Michael Brannan presented his findings to the Mill Creek City Council on May 8, charging the “the new boundaries drawn up would assign students from minority-dense areas away from Mill Creek Elementary, forcing them to cross two major arterials to attend the lower-rated Penny Creek Elementary.”
The initial boundary plan was develo...