CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY EDUCATION.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 73 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 13, 2019
AN ACT TO ENSURE INSTRUCTION IN CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL SAFETY.
Intro. by Torbett, Lewis, Dobson, Bell.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 7 2019)
H 73

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - More information

    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.


  • Summary date: Feb 13 2019 - More information

    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.


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