Sun Prairie considers changing school board makeup to reflect attendance areas

Scott Girard:

A vote by Sun Prairie Area School District residents Monday could reshape the district’s future school board.

SPASD community members submitted a petition to change the board’s apportionment, which governs the eligibility of people to run for the board. Currently, the entire seven-member board is “at-large,” meaning candidates can live anywhere in the district and be eligible to run.

With SPASD adding a second high school next fall, however, some residents wanted to change that to ensure better geographic representatio