House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends proposed GS 115C-81.46(b) by amending the requirement that the instruction of civic responsibility include responsibility for school safety by no longer specifying that the age-appropriate anti-violence message and conflict resolution component be specifically for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Bill H 73 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - View summary
Bill H 73 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 13 2019 - View summary
Requires the State Board of Education to include instruction on civic responsibility in the standard course of study for the specified elementary, middle, and high school courses. Requires that the instruction focus on respect for school personnel, responsibility for school safety, service to others, and good citizenship, as detailed in the act. Makes a conforming deletion of GS 115C-81.60(b), which encouraged local boards of education to include instruction on those same topics. Makes conforming changes to GS 115-81.60. Applies beginning with the 2020-21 school year.