Twilight Zoning 

Recent data problems underscore that the Richmond School Board is pushing toward school closing decisions without fully understanding the consequences.

Even by Richmond standards, the May 20 School Board meeting offered a surpassingly surreal moment. Interacting with board members by speaker phone, rezoning consultant Matthew Cropper said that more than 75 percent of the students at Mary Munford are black. He…

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