• Summary date: Mar 8 2017 - More information

    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 provide the local board of education for the Moore County Schools with additional flexibility in adopting its school calendar by allowing the opening date for students to be set no earlier than August 10 (currently, no earlier than the Monday closest to August 26). Eliminates provisions allowing the State Board of Education to waive the opening date requirement upon a showing of good cause by the local board of education. Makes conforming changes. 

    Amends GS 115C-174.12(a)(4), concerning the responsibilities of the State Board of Education in establishing student assessment policies, to permit a local board of education that has implemented a school calendar that concludes the fall semester prior to December 31 to administer assessments prior to the conclusion of that semester. 

    Limits application to Moore County Schools. Applies beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

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