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Wake County, N.C., Changes Course

By The Associated Press — October 12, 2010 1 min read

The Wake County, N.C., school board, which drew fire for dropping a student-assignment plan based on socioeconomic diversity, has now rejected its intended substitute, meaning the board will start over in its move toward community-based schools. The board voted last week to throw out its proposed 16-zone student-assignment plan.

A version of this article appeared in the October 13, 2010 edition of Education Week as Wake County, N.C., Changes Course