House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 115C-105.42 to clarify that a personal learning plan is to be created by the student and updated by the student from sixth grade through high school graduation. Directs local education authorities to develop the personal learning plan template and the process for students to create their individual plans. Requires that a personal learning plan include self-assessment by the student in specified areas and provides criteria that may be included in a personal learning plan. Requires that the plan be developed and maintained in an electronic format whenever possible. Makes a clarifying change to the title.
Bill H 855 (2011-2012)Summary date: May 31 2011 - View summary
Bill H 855 (2011-2012)Summary date: Apr 8 2011 - View summary
Enacts new GS 115C-105.42 to require a personal learning plan for each public school student in North Carolina who does not have an individualized education program (IEP) as defined in GS 115C-106.3 or a personal education plan (PEP) in accordance with GS 115C-105.41. Defines a personal learning plan as a document that provides an ongoing record of a student’s learning progress, and that remains with the student throughout the student’s time in a North Carolina public school. Delineates the purposes of a personal learning plan and specifies the features it must include.
Effective when the act becomes law and applies beginning with the 2011-12 school year.