Bill Summaries: H23 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Jan 26 2017 - View summary

    Amends GS 115C-301 to direct the State Board of Education to allot additional teachers to K-12 schools that meet at least one of the following criteria for geographic isolation: (1) located in a school administrative unit (LEA) in which average daily membership is less than 1.5 per square mile or (2) located in an LEA for a county with more than 150,000 acres of federally owned National Forest managed by the US Forest Service under GS 104-5. Directs the SBE to allot teachers to geographically isolated schools on the basis of one classroom teacher per grade level and to allot teachers to the rest of the LEA using the regular teacher allotment formula.

    Appropriates $1,527,006 for 2017-18 and $1,527,006 for 2018-19 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction to implement the provisions of this act.

    Effective July 1, 2017.