Despite the bitter cold, hundreds of parents, educators and students held signs, chanted, and listened to a variety of speakers at the Class Size Chaos Rally on Halifax Mall in Raleigh, N.C., on Jan. 6, 2017. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation to delay the K-3 class size changes but have linked it to changes involving the Atlantic Coast Pipelline fund and membership on elections boards. Julia Wall jwall@newsobserver.com