CMS board at odds over vacant seats
Three members voted not to fill openings in two majority-black districts for a year.
By Ann Doss Helms
Posted: Friday, Nov. 14, 2008
A move by three Republican school board members to leave Mecklenburg's two majority-black districts without representation for a year could intensify debate over who will speak for the minorities who make up about two-thirds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students.