Thursday, February 24, 2011

Bill Clinton criticizes N.C. school board over dumped diversity plan
Thursday, 02.24.11
By Thomas Goldsmith
The (Raleigh) News & Observer

Former President Bill Clinton has become the highest-profile figure to wade into the controversy involving the future of Wake County's public schools.
Clinton chose the opening of an exhibit in his presidential library in Little Rock, Ark. on one of the nation's most dramatic school integration events to criticize Wake County's change in direction on keeping schools' populations balanced by students' socioeconomic backgrounds.
Previously, newsmakers including federal Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and cable television satirist Stephen Colbert had taken swipes at the decisions made by the board leadership in charge since December 2009.

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