The folks at the News & Observer covering Wake County schools apparently don’t have access to their own publication’s archives.
Monday’s front page story about the possible end of magnet schools quotes Ron Margiotta, who is likely to be elected the new board chair, saying that he supports the magnet schools, though he wants some changes made in the way they operate.
An May 13 N&O story reported
Wake County School board member Ron Margiotta got some negative reaction from other board members last week when he proposed elimination of the district’s vaunted magnet program
In case you are keeping score at home, Margiotta says he supports keeping magnet schools that he tried to eliminate six months ago. That’s seems like a contradiction the N&O readers might be interested in.