School Board OKs Election Districts

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"Wake County school board members approved a redrawing of their nine voting districts - amid Republican promises that the three Democrats in opposition would like any revised map even less.

The election will determine whether the state's largest school district continues toward neighborhood schools, or moves back toward the use of socioeconomic diversity in student assignment.

The diversity debate has led to heated protests, arrests, a civil rights investigation and the possible loss of accreditation for Wake's high schools.

Republican John Tedesco and others, however, said any changes in the map may not be minor. 'It's possible to create one district inside the Beltline of 100,000 people,' Tedesco said."

Read the entire article at Cary News.


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