Leandro http://wunc.org en NC Attorneys Say Thousands Of Students Not Receiving Basic Education http://wunc.org/post/nc-attorneys-say-thousands-students-not-receiving-basic-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Attorneys for some low-income school districts say the state is failing on its commitment to provide all students with a sound, basic education.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The lawyers are asking for a hearing in August and a written plan from the state as to how it intends to meet the basic education mandate outlined in the decades-old landmark lawsuit, known as the Leandro case.</span></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 21:36:45 +0000 Reema Khrais 35245 at http://wunc.org NC Attorneys Say Thousands Of Students Not Receiving Basic Education State Supreme Court Justices Consider N.C. Pre-K Case http://wunc.org/post/state-supreme-court-justices-consider-nc-pre-k-case <p>North Carolina&#39;s Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday morning over whether the state&#39;s pre-kindergarten program must be expanded to reach more children.<br /><br />The justices listened to attorneys in the case over the North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program, or N-C Pre-K for short. Legislative cutbacks have whittled down the number of children allowed to take part.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:13:23 +0000 Jessica Jones 24185 at http://wunc.org State Supreme Court Justices Consider N.C. Pre-K Case