Judge rejects North Carolina parents’ latest move to stop redistricting

Friday, July 25, 2014

A judge on Wednesday rejected the latest effort by Union County parents to stop the school district’s controversial redistricting plan, and one of the parents said he expects his group will now drop its lawsuit.

“The court finds no basis to conclude that the approval of the reassignment plan was unconstitutional and/or arbitrary or capricious,” Judge Lucy Inman wrote in a 21-page opinion.

She also stated that the school board had made good-faith efforts to comply with state public records and open meetings laws.

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