House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 115C-17.12(a)(4) to allow local school administrative units to apply to the State Board of Education, at least 60 days before the scheduled date for assessments of final exams, for a waiver extending the testing schedule up to the final 20 instructional days for year-long courses and within the final 15 (was, 10) instructional days of the semester for semester-long courses. Adds that no teacher of record is to be prohibited from administering tests required through state or local testing programs to students assigned to that teacher.
Amends the act's long title.
Bill H 687 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 28 2015 - View summary
Bill H 687 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 14 2015 - View summary
Amends 115C-174.12(a) as the title indicates. Allows a local school administrative unit, with approval from the local school board, to apply to the State Board of Education at least 60 days before scheduled testing for an extension of the testing schedule for up to the final 20 instructional days of the school year for year-long courses and up to the final 10 instructional days of the semester for semester courses. Makes additional changes to organization and punctuation. Effective when it becomes law and applies beginning with the 2015-16 school year.