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Hoover school rezoning map April 2018.jpg

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The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. more

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Hoover school bus 2016

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Deer Valley and Bluff Park elementary schools are expected to be about 99 percent full in August, and Hoover High, Berry Middle and Riverchase Elementary are expected to be above "functional capacity," school officials say. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she plans to ask a federal judge to implement the rezoning for 2018-19 instead to give families, employees and the community plenty of time to prepare. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is hopeful the school district and other parties in the case will have a joint filing to the court this week. more

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Kathy Murphy 5-20-16

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U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala has given preliminary approval to the rezoning plan but is withholding final approval pending more work by the school system, Justice Department and NAACP Legal Defense Fund. more

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Kathy Murphy 5-17-16

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School officials met with U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala in her chambers on Friday and came away from the meeting upbeat. more

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But U.S. District Judge Madelyn Haikala will review testimony and evidence further before rendering a decision on the rezoning proposal. more

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Hoover school board meeting 3-7-17

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The proposal, which could send nearly 2,500 students to new schools in the 2016-17 school year, now goes to the federal court for consideration. more

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Nearly 2,500 students would change school zones or be sent to a new school next year because of the rezoning plan, if approved. more

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Revised HV school rezoning map 3-3-16

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School officials on Thursday night released a revised proposal to redraw school attendance zones that is slated to be voted upon Monday night. more

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Hoover rezoning meeting 2-23-16 (2)

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Representatives from multiple neighborhoods gave reasons why their neighborhoods should remain at Riverchase during the final community feedback meeting at Spain Park High School. more

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Hoover rezoning meeting 2-22-16

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Roughly 200 people showed up at Gwin Elementary School for the fourth of five community feedback meetings to discuss Superintendent Kathy Murphy's school rezoning proposal. more

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Hoover rezoning meeting 2-16-16

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About 200 people attended the second rezoning community feedback meeting at Hunter Street Baptist Church. more

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Hoover rezoning meeting 2-11-16 (8)

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The meeting is scheduled to take place at Hunter Street Baptist Church. more

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Hoover rezoning meeting 2-11-16

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About 200 people showed up at Brock's Gap Intermediate School for first rezoning feedback meeting. more

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Hoover elem 2016-17 zoning map draft 2-4-16

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The meeting will be at Brock's Gap Intermediate School. more

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Hoover rezoning meeting 2-14-16

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy presented her rezoning proposal to hundreds of people on Feb. 4 at Metropolitan Church of God. more

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The first is set for Feb. 4 at Metropolitan Church of God. more

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Kathy Murphy rezoning video 12-8-15

Screen grab from Hoover City Schools video

It could be February before a plan is ready to present to the public, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said in a video update today. more

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Some residents say the formula school officials have been using to calculate how many students can fit in each school is flawed, and school officials are studying the issue. more

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