Bill Summary for S 281 (2019-2020)
Mar 14 2019
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY TO CERTAIN LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION IN ADOPTING THE SCHOOL CALENDAR.Intro. by Ballard.
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Under current law, GS 115C-84.2(d) sets the parameters within which local boards of education must determine the opening and closing dates of public schools under subdivision (a)(1) of this statute. Amends GS 115C-84.2(d) to authorize local boards of education to align the calendar of schools in the local school administrative unit with the calendar of a community college serving the city or county in which the unit is located. Applies to the Alleghany County Schools, Ashe County Schools, Elkin City Schools, Mount Airy City Schools, Surry County Schools, Watauga County Schools, and Wilkes County Schools with additional flexibility in adopting their school calendars. Applies beginning with the 2019-20 school year.