Here are a few more quick updates.
The school board voted 5-4 in favor of the community schools resolution. Four different amendments proposed by the minority were rejected by a 5-4 vote.
The board also approved the reassignment changes recommended last week by the student assignment committee. The board has scheduled a work session for March 31 to discuss the other changes that have been proposed but not yet decided upon.
More liberal grandfathering rules were also approved tonight.
More details on this and other things later.
Public comments have resumed.
"May God have mercy on you for the things you’ve done this evening,” said Nefertiti Byrd, a Raleigh resident to the school board. “There’s no need for Jim Crow to return.
The Rev. Curtis Gatewood, 2nd VP of the state NAACP, had signed up to speak. But he wasn't here when his name was called. Gatewood was nearly arrested at the March 2 meeeting.
Click here for a list of the reassignment changes approved by the board and the new grandfathering guidelines.