The piecemeal approach, if it continues, will kill Wake's diversity policy by a thousand cuts, as opposed to just ditching it in one sweeping move as the board majority seemed to have in mind until one of them, Debra Goldman, got off the Ron Margiotta-John Tedesco bandwagon.
Alves, in general, supports the idea of student assignment zones — not unlike Tedesco — but Alves thinks the zones should be relatively equal in socioeconomic terms. That's very much unlike Tedesco.
Whether the school board will listen to Alves is a question. But first, let's see what he recommends.
And then, let's see how what Alves recommends is received by new Superintendent of Schools Tony Tata.