Wake County School Board In North Carolina Eliminates Integration Busing In Face Of Budget Cuts

In Wake County, N.C. some are accusing the local school board of upholding segregation, elitism and even racism. According to the Washington Post, the Wake County School Board has slowly eroded much of its integration policy over the past ye…

In Wake County, N.C. some are accusing the local school board of upholding segregation, elitism and even racism.

According to the Washington Post, the Wake County School Board has slowly eroded much of its integration policy over the past year, including integration busing. However, proponents of the trend say it’s not about race or class war, but about practicality.

ABC Local reported that the school board claimed the existing desegregation policies regarding busing were unfair and unhelpful, citing long bus rides and costly bus routes as detrimental to student success.

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