Bill Summaries: H129 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Feb 15 2023 - View summary

    Under current law, GS 115C-84.2(d) sets the parameters within which local boards of education must determine the opening and closing dates of public schools under subdivision (a)(1) of this statute. Amends GS 115C-84.2(d) to require that Pitt County set the opening date for students, except for year-round schools, no earlier than August 15, unless August 15 falls on a weekend, then the opening date must be either the Friday immediately preceding or the Monday immediately following August 15 (current law sets the opening date, except for year-round schools, as no earlier than the Monday closest to August 26). Retains the closing date of no later than the Friday closest to June 11. Deletes language concerning waving the opening date on a showing of good cause. Applies beginning with the 2023-24 school year.