Judge Manning speaketh

Here we go again.

Judge Howard Manning, who oversees the Leandro school-adequacy lawsuit, issued an order that requires the NC General Assembly to revise a budget provision that caps at-risk student enrollment in state pre-kindergarten programs at 20 percent.

This is a HUGE blow to the Leandro plaintiffs, who hoped that Judge Manning would order the legislature to increase funding to public schools and/or move the More at Four pre-kindergarten program back to the Department of Public Instruction.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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