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School board, DOJ await judge's ruling on re-zoning

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Now that Huntsville City Schools and the Department of Justice have made their cases known, the next step is up to a judge. Now that Huntsville City Schools and the Department of Justice have made their cases known, the next step is up to a judge.
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Officials with Huntsville City Schools saidthey are one step closer to shedding a desegregation order – if a federal judgeapproves its re-zoning plan.

The next step is to await the judge's ruling.Both the school district and the Department of Justice have submittedtheir formal re-zoning plans, objections and rebuttals to each other'splans to the US District Court judge hearing the case.

Following a special Board of Educationsession Monday night, Superintendent Dr. Casey Wardynski said there are noplans to file any additional motions. He also said he was unaware of an exacttimeline moving forward. If the judge requests any additional information, hesaid the district is happy to comply.

"Certainly there is nothing expected of us atthis point," he said, "and nothing expected of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, asfar as we know."

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