Bill Summary for H 73 (2019-2020)
Feb 13 2019
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AN ACT TO ENSURE INSTRUCTION IN CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL SAFETY.Intro. by Torbett, Lewis, Dobson, Bell.
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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.