The revised Wake County school transfer policy, which was set to be adopted tonight, was unanimously referred to the policy committee.
The board's reformed policy committee will review the policy and send it back to the full board for the April 24 meeting. Some parents complained tonight that the policy was too restrictive.
Click here for the version that was in the board's packet for today. Staff made two changes at the board table this evening to keep siblings together
The policy now says that a transfer may be approved if the request is to align the school calendars for siblings in grades K-8. It also says a transfer may be approved if the request is to have a sibling assigned to the same school as a student in a regional special education program.