Bill Summaries: H579 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 31 2011 - View summary

    Identical to S 498, filed 3/31/11.

    Completely rewrites GS 115C-391(a)(5) to permit corporal punishment to be administered only on a student whose parent or guardian has stated in writing that corporal punishment may be administered on the student, and to require that parents and guardians be given a form to make an election about corporal punishment at the beginning of the school year or when the student first enters school during the school year. Applies beginning with the 2011-12 school year.