Bill Summaries: all (2011-2012 Session)

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  • Summary date: Feb 15 2011 - View summary

    Amends GS 115C-84.2(d) (concerning opening and closing dates for public schools) to provide that the opening date for students, except for those in year-round schools, may not be before August 15. Also requires that first semester examinations be given before winter break. Retains the provision that local boards of education will determine the opening and closing dates for public schools, and deletes remaining provisions.
    Current law sets the opening date for students, except for year-round schools, no earlier than August 25, and sets the closing date no later than June 10. Allows the State Board of Education to waive the required calendar dates upon a showing of good cause, as defined. Current law also allows the State Board to waive the required calendar dates for an educational purpose, as defined.
    Effective beginning with the 2011-12 school year.