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for Independent Weekly Vol. 29 Issue 10, Mar 2012
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Sorg details the difficulties facing undocumented immigrants in North Carolina.
Senate Bill 8 changed North Carolina's policy for charter schools by eliminating the cap which limited charter schools to just 100 to an unlimited number. Nine applications have been submitted since the bill was enacted last summer. Recently the Public Charter School Advisory Council approved all nine applications submitted, including two for the Durham and Chapel Hill-Carrboro area - both contested by local school boards.
Durham's District Attorney Tracey Cline was recently removed from office for making \"false and malicious statements\" against Judge Orlando Hudson. Judge Leon Stanback will be interim DA during Cline's appeal and until a new DA can be elected, a process that may take upwards of two years.