Published in the November 4, 2016 edition

MELROSE — At their meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Melrose School Committee will hold a public hearing on School Choice in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 76, Section 12B(d) for the 2017-2018 school year.

The hearing will begin at 7 p.m. in the Aldermanic Chambers at Melrose City Hall. All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard for or against school choice.

Melrose Public Schools currently participates in School Choice with seats available in grades 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11.

The recommendation for the 2017-2018 school year will be for the Melrose Public Schools to accept up to 10 seats in grade 7, 10 seats in grade 8, and five seats in grade 9 only.