Bill Summaries: all (2021)

  • Summary date: Apr 27 2021 - View summary

    Amends Part 1 of Article 8 of GS Chapter 115C (course of study) to add GS 115C-81.58 directing the State Board of Education to (1) integrate into English, social studies, and other courses education on Black and Native-American history and (2) develop a curriculum for Black history and Native-American history electives, in the middle and high school levels. Directs that content standards for these courses should include notable events in Black history and Native-American history that happened in North Carolina. Directs the Department of Public Instruction to provide curriculum content, and directs local school units to provide professional development to ensure the intent of this section is implemented. Effective when the bill becomes law and applies to standards beginning with the 2022-23 school year.