North Carolina Supreme Court Expands Sound Basic Education to Encompass Deliberate Indifference Claims

Daniel Strong and Rebecca Thornton

Article I, Section 15 of the North Carolina Constitution provides that “[t]he people have a right to the privilege of education, and it is the duty of the State to guard and maintain that right.”  N.C. Const. art. I, § 15.  The North Carolina Constitution implements this provision in Article IX, Section 2 by commanding…