franklin special school district http://wmot.org en Franklin School System Rezoning for Diversity http://wmot.org/post/franklin-school-system-rezoning-diversity <p>FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; The Franklin Special School District is changing how it assigns students to schools so that populations will be more diverse.</p><p>Because housing patterns have changed, 40 percent of the students who receive free or reduced-price lunches in the Franklin system go to just two elementary schools.</p><p>School board member Kent McNish tells The Tennessean that the decision this month to begin rezoning students is an effort to enable more students to have a better shot at success.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:25:53 +0000 Associated Press 6788 at http://wmot.org