Wake busing: A trip down memory lane

Remember when the Republican members of the Wake County school board were attacked for their decision to eliminate Wake County’s busing policy?  (If you need a reminder, I listed a few articles about it below).  Although the Democratic majority largely maintained their predecessors’ student assignment policy, the outrage machine appears to be pretty quiet.  It’s politics over principle at its finest.

Anti-Diversity’ Efforts Threaten Us All    

Maria J. Mauriello, Correspondent
Date: September 29, 2009
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: A7

WRAL owner backing diversity

Thomas Goldsmith and T. Keung Hui

Date: February 26, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

NAACP to Margiotta: Resign   

Keung Hui
Date: March 10, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 2B

Scholars say keep schools diverse   

Thomas Goldsmith
Date: March 18, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

School board gets extra security for vote   

Keung Hui
Date: March 23, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Tumultuous session ends diversity policy    

Thomas Goldsmith and T. Keung Hui
Date: March 24, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Weighing decorum and free speech   

Keung Hui
Date: May 4, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

Rallying cry is Wake schools    

Thomas Goldsmith
Date: April 27, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

The time to act
Date: May 26, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 10A

 Poor listeners
Date: May 29, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 17A

 SOS: The schools’ backward step
Date: June 18, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 17A

Meeker talks of suing schools    

Sarah Ovaska, Thomas Goldsmith and T. Keung Hui
Date: June 25, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

A day of protest, arrests and a promise    

Thomas Goldsmith
Date: July 21, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Ages are diverse in school arrests    

Thomas Goldsmith
Date: August 11, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

School credentials team to scrutinize Wake: NAACP complaint about diversity sets school board on edge   

Keung Hui and Thomas Goldsmith
Date: August 18, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

NAACP set for legal action against schools: Wake’s policy gets national notice   

Keung Hui
Date: September 21, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 3B

NAACP takes Wake to feds: Charges aimed at school board   

Keung Hui, Thomas Goldsmith and Mandy Locke
Date: September 26, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Teachers give board low marks: Wake NCAE survey shows a distinct dislike for board majority, policies.   

Keung Hui
Date: October 15, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

School turbulence unlikely to subside    

Thomas Goldsmith and T. Keung Hui
Date: November 28, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

NAACP head calls out Wake County    

Jay Price
Date: December 4, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 3B

Wake schools get a grilling: Investigators from the Department of Education want to know all about shift in assignment policy.   

Keung Hui
Date: December 17, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

Wake wants more time to respond to civil rights probe

The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C.
Date: December 20, 2010
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC)

School chief chides Wake: U.S. education secretary laments Wake’s decision to discard diversity.    

Thomas Goldsmith and T. Keung Hui
Date: January 15, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Residents line up to chide board members at hearing: The school board wanted policy talk. Instead, members got an earful.  

Ray Martin

Date: January 20, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

Parents give school board an earful   

Keung Hui
Date: January 25, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Delay reassignment, Wake is urged: Foes say it puts magnets at risk   

Keung Hui

Date: February 2, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

Civil rights investigators have some questions    

Thomas Goldsmith, Jim Wise, T. Keung Hui and Richard Stradling

Date: March 12, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 3B

Schools lost Wake’s trust, report says the Republican school board majority is criticized by AdvancED; Tata is confident that accreditation issues will be addressed.   

Keung Hui and Thomas Goldsmith
Date: March 17, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1A

Barber calls Wake schools report ‘scathing’    

Thomas Goldsmith
Date: March 18, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 2B

Assignment plan sparks discord: Cary parents air complaints

Keung Hui

Date: December 21, 2011
Publication: News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) Page: 1B

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Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...