Bill Summaries: S726 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - View summary

    AN ACT TO ALLOW PARENTS OR GUARDIANS TO MAKE THE DECISION REGARDING CLASSROOM PLACEMENT FOR MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLINGS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/20/11, 6/7/11, and 6/14/11. Enacted June 27, 2011. Effective beginning with the 2011–12 school year.

  • Summary date: Jun 14 2011 - View summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
    Clarifies that the school does not have to provide the classroom placement for multiple birth siblings requested by the parent when a student is removed from a classroom under the student discipline policies of the school administrative unit.

  • Summary date: Jun 7 2011 - View summary

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 115C-366.3 to provide that the parent of multiple birth siblings assigned to the same grade level and school may request a consultative meeting (was, request in writing) with the school principal to consider the initial placement of the siblings in the same classroom. Deletes the right of the parent to appeal any change in the school’s placement decision made following the end of the first grading period.

  • Summary date: Apr 20 2011 - View summary

    Identical to H 831, filed 4/6/11.

    Enacts new GS 115C-366.3 to require elementary schools to allow parents of multiple birth siblings assigned to the same grade to request that the children be placed in the same classroom or in different classrooms. Requires the school to comply with the request, subject to limited exceptions. Allows the school to change the classroom assignment after the first grading period under certain circumstances but provides that the parent may appeal the decision. New requirement does not affect school discipline policies. Effective beginning with the 2011-12 school year.