Amends GS 115C-301 requiring the State Board of Education to allot additional classroom teachers to public schools containing grades K-12 that meet the criteria for geographic isolation. Geographic isolation means that the school is either (1) located in a school administrative unit with an average daily membership of less than 1.5 students per square mile or (2) located in a school administrative unit for a county containing more than 150,000 acres of National Forest owned by the Federal Government and managed by the US Forest Service pursuant to GS 104-5. Additional teachers shall be allotted to geographically isolated schools on the basis of one classroom teacher per grade level. Effective July 1, 2011.
Status: Ref To Com On Education/Higher Education (Senate Action) (Apr 20 2011)
Bill S 733 (2011-2012)Summary date: Apr 20 2011 - View Summary