• Summary date: Apr 18 2019 - More information

    Appropriates $1.5 million from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for the 2019-20 fiscal year to be used as grant-in-aid to Bridge II Sports. Restricts the use of the funds to the implementation of the adapted sports program, EveryBODYPlaysNC, for NC students with disabilities in grades K-12. Requires local school administrative units to conduct the program. Details requirements of the program, including compliance with the specified letter from the US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, and providing for opportunities for collaboration with universities, community colleges, and other community organizations. Directs Bridge II Sports to report to the specified NCGA committee by April 15, 2020, on the implementation of the program, including data on student outcomes and expenditure of State funds. Effective July 1, 2019.

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