This workshop deals with the future of Martin Luther King magnet school. Several proposals are discussed. Director of Schools Jesse Register is promoting a plan to the board that would add new 12 classrooms and boost capacity by 300 students. One of the problems facing the board is that with so many students in schools which feed into MLK, there is almost no capacity for students who are not in feeder school to get a shot at entering MLK. Register originally suggested doing away with 7th and 8th grades at the 7-12 school but this was met with resistance. Register's expansion plan will cost $6.6million.
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MLK expansion would cost $6.6 million