Amends GS 115C-105.25 as the title indicates. Directs the State Board of Education (SBE) to grant maximum flexibility to local school administrative units (LEAs) in the spending of state funds. Reduces the limitations on a local board's ability to make transfers between funding allotment categories. Adds limitation to restrict the transfer of funds allotted for teacher assistants only to the classroom teacher allotment category. Limits the transfer of funds allotted for classroom teachers to the assistant teacher category. Provides for the transfer of funds allotted for children with disabilities, or for career and technical education,only as permitted by federal law and the terms of federal grants.
Amends GS 115C-301 to make the restrictionspertaining to maximum class size applicable only to kindergarten through third grade. Provides maximum flexibility to LEAs in using allotted teacher positions to maximize student achievement in grades four through twelve. Deletes provisionssetting a maximum teaching load for teachersof grades seven through twelve and providing for alternative maximum class sizes in certain subjects.Makes clarifying changes tothe basis on which the SBE may make allotment adjustments.
Makes conforming changes to GS 115C-47(10) and GS 115C-276(k).
Makes this act effective July 1, 2013.
Bill Summaries: H469 (2013-2014 Session)
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To be summarized at a later date.