Bill Summaries: all (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Feb 8 2017 - 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 provide the specified local boards of education with additional flexibility in adopting their school calendars, providing that the opening date for students must be no earlier than August 1, except for year-round schools. Requires first semester exams to be given before winter break. Authorizes a local board of education to schedule opening and closing dates for any school in the local administrative unit to coincide with opening and closing dates of a community college serving the city or county in which the school unit is located.

    Limits application of these provisions to the Randolph County Schools and Asheboro City Schools. Applies beginning with the 2017-18 school year.