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NC local elections find students fired up to fight rights rollbacks   |   October 10, 2013
If the local elections that took place across North Carolina this week are any indication, the Republican effort to roll back voting rights in the state and enact other regressive...

 

Who's funding the candidates in bizarre scandal at NC school board battling over desegregation?   |   October 23, 2012
Residents of Wake County, N.C. woke up to an eye-popping story in their Sunday paper that added several bizarre angles to the ongoing political drama over the local school system...

 

The South faces growing school segregation   |   September 25, 2012
Despite declining residential segregation for black families in the United States, school segregation for black students remains very high -- and it is increasing most...

 

Feds provide welcome guidance on use of race and poverty in school assignment   |   December 15, 2011
By Matt Ellinwood, NC Policy Watch As the recent battles over school re-segregation in various North Carolina school districts make clear, the use of race and poverty in school...

 

A big loss for Art Pope in NC school resegregation fight   |   November 9, 2011
Voters in Wake County, N.C. have shifted political power on the local school board, ending a Republican majority backed by leading conservative benefactor Art Pope that worked to...

 

Dems, GOP both see victories in key Southern contests   |   November 9, 2011
So who were the winners in the key elections in the South yesterday? Both Democrats and Republicans claimed victories, and in some cases the result is literally still too close to...

 

Video spotlights Koch brothers' role in N.C. school segregation fight   |   August 15, 2011
The role that the conservative billionaire Koch brothers' money has played in an ongoing fight over the re-segregation of public schools in one North Carolina community is the...