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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...

 

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...

 

US education chief watching NC school board desegregation fight (video)   |   October 26, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan was in Wake County, N.C. yesterday promoting President Obama's jobs plan. He visited Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, where he...

 

NC voters reject Pope-backed candidates in local school board battle over resegregation   |   October 12, 2011
Voters in Wake County, N.C. headed to the polls yesterday in high numbers to reject a slate of conservative Republican Board of Education candidates who opposed a longstanding...

 

Art Pope bankrolls candidates dismantling desegregation policy in NC school system   |   October 5, 2011
North Carolina's leading conservative benefactor, Art Pope played a critical behind-the-scenes role in the 2009 Wake County, N.C. school board race. At least one Republican...