It looks like we can now close the book on SPARC Academy.
A federal judge has thrown out SPARC's lawsuit alleging the State Board of Education didn't renew the school's charter because its students and management are predominantly African American. Click here for a prior post.
What may not have helped the Raleigh charter school's case is that its attorney didn't show up for the hearing. It had been rescheduled to that day at his request. A week later, the judge dismissed the case.