Some of the most heated moments at tonight's Wake County student assignment public hearing took place after it officially ended.
Normally school board members don't talk during the hearings, but after the hearing ended those in the audience demanded their questions be answered. Board members assured the crowd they'd hear their concerns.
In one of the more contentious exchanges after the hearing, school board member Susan Evans yanked the microphone out of board member Deborah Prickett's hand.
Prickett had asked the crowd for a show of hands if they were "satisfied" with the choice plan.
Evans, who could be heard muttering something under her breath as Prickett talked, grabbed the microphone.
"This is not appropriate," Evans said. "It's not the purpose of the meeting."
"You took the microphone away from me," said a surprised Prickett to Evans.
Board vice chairman Keith Sutton slammed his gavel to get things back in order, allowing Prickett to continue to talk about the choice plan.