Calgary parents have second thoughts after moving into communities ahead of schools

Sean Vishnu expected his kids’ commute to school to take mere minutes, not an hour.

The father of two went so far as to phone the Calgary Board of Education before settling down in the southeastern neighbourhood of New Brighton more than two years ago, inquiring about a proposed elementary school less than a block from the home he was eyeing — a lawn sign marked the designated area for the kindergarten to Grade 4 building.

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