Neighborhood programs and special programs exist side-by-side in Davis. Pioneer teacher Scott Stanowicz gets ready to launch a rocket in December with student Madeleine Williams. Students made rockets, and as a reward for accumulated homework and class assignments being completed on time, they took a break to shoot off their rockets. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo
Montessori student Edward Beckon uses math manipulatives in his class at Birch Lane. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photos
An unintended consequence of the large number of students attending special programs at schools outside of their neighborhood campuses is the decline in children riding bicycles to school. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo
Denicia Morns and Mason Heard jumped rope last spring in the hallways of North Davis Elementary. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo
Students at Korematsu Elementary chat during lunch. Korematsu has the most elementary-age students in its attendance area, with 706. The school's actual attendance is 525 students. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo
Birch Lane student Piper Brandy takes part in a classroom tie-dying project in October. Birch Lane is one of the schools most impacted by non-neighborhood students in attendance. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo

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