North Carolina parents challenge district's diversity policy

12/14/2007 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

A North Carolina parent group along with three area mayors are calling for an end to policy that would introduce more low-income students and English-language learners to their schools. The student-reassignment policy in Wake County is meant to diversify schools, school board leaders said, but parent group leaders said the money would be better spent on reducing class size in high-poverty schools as a way to bolster academic achievement there.

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