AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION INCLUDE SPECIFIC DATA IN ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON THE TEACHING PROFESSION. Enacted June 29, 2015. Effective June 29, 2015.
Summary date: Jul 1 2015 - More information
Summary date: Jun 17 2015 - More information
Conference report makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Amends the short title.
Amends GS 115C-12(22) to provide that the annual report required by this subsection is to be known as the State of the Teaching Profession in North Carolina beginning in 2016 (previously, referred to only as an annual report and required the data to be reported disaggregated by the effectiveness ratings of teachers on the NC Educator Evaluation System). Amends the items that must be included in the annual teacher transition report, requiring the number of teachers that left employment in hard-to-staff schools to be reported (previously, required the reporting of the number of hard-to-staff schools) as well as the number of teachers that left employment in hard-to-staff subject areas (previously, required the reporting of the number of positions in hard-to-staff subject areas). Adds new subsection which requires the annual teacher transition report to disaggregate the data by teacher effectiveness status at a statewide level and prohibits the disaggregation of the data on teacher effectiveness status at a local school administrative unit level. Sets out further limitations and requirements concerning the data to be reported, including preventing confidential information from being reported.
Makes organizational changes.
Summary date: Jun 2 2015 - More information
House committee substitute makes the following change to the 3rd edition.
Requires that the data collected in the State Board of Education's annual report on the teaching profession be disaggregated by teacher effectiveness ratings on the North Carolina Educator Evaluation System (NCEES).
Summary date: Apr 27 2015 - More information
Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:
Amends the items that must be included in the annual report on teacher attrition data, deleting language found in GS 115C-12(22)(e) and (f) and adding new language that requires the reporting of the number of hard-to-staff schools. Provides that a hard-to-staff school is any school identified as low-performing, as provided in GS 115C-105.37. Also requires the reporting of the number of positions in hard-to-staff subject areas. Hard-to-staff subject areas are subject areas that either (1) are as defined by the United States Department of Education or (2) have resulted in a long-term vacancy of 16 months or more at a particular school in a local school administrative unit.
Amends the effective date clause to provide that the law applies beginning with the annual report compiled in 2017 using data from the 2016-17 school year.
Summary date: Apr 15 2015 - More information
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Adds to the items that must be included in the annual report on teacher attrition data: (1) the number of hard-to-staff schools in each local school administrative unit and (2) the number of hard-to-staff teaching and subject area positions resulting in long term vacancies within each local school administrative unit. Makes organizational changes.
Summary date: Mar 19 2015 - More information
Amends GS 115C-12(22) to declare that it is the duty of the State Board of Education (SBE) to monitor the State of the Teaching Profession in North Carolina (was, to monitor the Decision of Teachers to Leave the Teaching Profession). Requires the SBE to include, in its annual report on the state of the teaching profession in North Carolina, data on the decisions of teachers to leave the teaching profession.
Specifies that the teacher attrition data must include annual data on the following: (1) the number of teachers who left the profession without remaining in the field of education; (2) the reasons for teachers leaving the profession; (3) the number of teachers who left to teach in another state; (4) the number of teachers who left their current employment to work in another North Carolina school, including nonpublic and charter schools; and (5) the number of teachers who left a classroom position for another type of educational position.
Summary date: Mar 18 2015 - More information
To be summarized.
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