Local News

School Districts Upset Over State Funding

Posted December 17, 1999 6:00 a.m. EST

— Wake County schools are taking center stage in a lawsuit focusing on the education of children.

Five school districts say the state's funding is not enough to give students a fair chance to succeed. Now, a judge wants those districts to explain themselves.

Judge Howard Manning plans to focus on Wake County schools in the second phase of the lawsuit involving large, urban school systems. -->