A compromise has been reached in the controversy over attendance boundaries for McAuliffe and Oak middle schools in the Los Alamitos Unified School District.
After meeting for two days last week, a panel of parents, trustees and administrators decided to recommend to the school board new boundaries significantly different from the ones adopted last month.
The panel is recommending that students from two Seal Beach neighborhoods be allowed to choose which school to attend. In addition, students from two Los Alamitos neighborhoods would go to Oak instead of McAuliffe, as required under the original boundaries.
The school district serves Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and Rossmoor. Last month, trustees decided to use Los Alamitos Boulevard/Seal Beach Boulevard as the boundary for the two schools because the thoroughfare splits the district in half.