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Public Hearing Announced for May 26 to Discuss Reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary Schools

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 26, at 4 p.m. to take comments on the reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary with a French Immersion Program starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The meeting will take place in the boardroom of the Jefferson Parish Public School System Administration Building located at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey.

Proposed changes would impact Boudreaux Elementary, Terrytown Elementary, Johnson-Gretna Park Elementary, McDonogh No. 26 Elementary, Hart Elementary, and George Cox Elementary.

The hearing will stream live at this link and air on JPS-TV (Cox cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99) for citizens who cannot attend the hearing.