Amends GS 115C-84.2(d) to permit local boards of education to set the opening date for traditional calendar schools to be no earlier than August 1 (was the Monday closest to August 26 unless the State Board of Education granted a waiver permitting earlier opening). Also removes the requirements for the closing date. Requires that first semester exams be given before winter break. Effective upon enactment and applies beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
LOCAL FLEXIBILITY RE: SCHOOL CALENDAR.
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PERMIT LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO SET SCHOOL CALENDARS FOR THEIR LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS.Intro. by L. Bell, Lucas.
Status: Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Education (House Action) (Feb 21 2013)
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 House: Filed
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 House: Passed 1st Reading
Bill H 129 (2013-2014)Summary date: Feb 20 2013 - View Summary