Judge Howard Manning

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    Leandro: The Neverending Story

    According to the News & Observer, the Leandro court case is alive and well. Signaling a new era in a long-running public school lawsuit, the two sides in the landmark Leandro case on Monday requested an independent consultant to suggest additional steps to the state to improve education for…
    Terry Stoops, July 25, 2017
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    Leandro hearing revelation: Long-term subs unconstitutional

    For the next few days, Superior Court Judge Howard Manning will hear testimony related to the Leandro v. State court case, which deals with the state’s constitutional obligation to provide a “sound, basic education” to all public school students. According to Alex Granados of EducationNC, Judge Manning declared…
    Terry Stoops, July 21, 2015
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    The Pre-K crystal ball

    The editors of the News & Observer crack me up. In their latest missive, they insist that state legislators should have seen Judge Howard Manning’s ruling on pre-kindergarten programs “from miles away.”  Really?  If it is was so obvious, then why didn’t the editors of the N&O see…
    Terry Stoops, August 9, 2011