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Redistricting proposal would move Baltimore Highlands elementary students

Redistricting proposal would move Baltimore Highlands elementary students

As many as 182 students from Baltimore Highlands Elementary School could be sent to Lansdowne Elementary next year under a redistricting plan being considered by the school board.

The school system is redrawing boundaries for several southwest county schools as it prepares to open a new Lansdowne Elementary building next year. The new building will be able to hold 709 students, more than double the capacity of the 50-year-old building it is replacing.

“The intention is to provide relief to overcrowding, particularly in Baltimore Highlands,” said Russell Brown, the Baltimore County school system’s chief accountability officer.

Baltimore Highlands Elementary is 163...

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