The rancor during last night’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board meeting rose to acrimonious levels as accusations of racism flew, rudeness prevailed and a few people were handcuffed. The board voted to close Waddell High and make it the new home for Smith Language Academy, a K-8 magnet. Harding High will turn into a neighborhood school housing many of Waddell’s students, along with the International Baccalaureate magnet now at Harding. Read the full story on Charlotte Observer.com.
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