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North Carolina school districts are going back to court to try to enforce a 10-year old court decision ordering state leaders to turn over nearly $750 million that was improperly withheld from public schools.
In 2008, Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning ordered the state to turn over $747.9 million in civil fines that should have been given to public schools over a nine-year period. With only $18 million provided so far, the N.C. School Boards Association and 20 school boards filed a new lawsuit Wednesday in Wake County Superior Court to get the state to meet its state constitutional obligation to provide the remaining $730 million........
NC school boards group filing complaint over longstanding lawsuit against state
"The North Carolina School Boards Association and "many school districts" plan to file a complaint next Wednesday in a longstanding lawsuit against the state, the group announced Thursday.
The state has failed to comply with a court order to pay nearly $750 million for North Carolina public schools, the group said."
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