Today’s ruling in the Common Cause vs. David Lewis lawsuit over district lines drawn for state legislative races could be one of the greatest victories in the almost nine-year fight against the education reforms that have been tearing away at NC’s public education system.
It’s 357 pages and can be found here – 2018-09-03_Common Cause v Lewis Redistricting Case.
In making it mandatory that new district maps be drawn soon for the 2020 elections, this ruling will hopefully give pro-public education candidates a more solid and fair chance of being elected.
The nine-year long “experiment” of privatizing public education can be halted if 2020 produces a majority for pro-public education lawmakers.
This Petri Dish can then be cleaned.
And maybe there won’t be a puppet of a state superintendent.