EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN'S SERVICES/STUDY.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 838 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMMISSION TO STUDY THE DELIVERY OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN'S SERVICES BY LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS AND THE OVERSIGHT OF THOSE SERVICES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.
Intro. by Martin, Horn, Johnson, Whitmire.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (May 15 2013)
H 838

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 14 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Increases the number of members of the Commission to Study the Provision of Exceptional Children's Services in the North Carolina Public Schools from 12 to 14, adding a member of an advocacy group working on behalf of children with disabilities, as recommended by Disability Rights North Carolina, and a members of an advocacy group working on behalf of children with disabilities, as recommended by the Exceptional Children's Advocacy Center. Adds to the issues to be examined as the Commission develops its recommendations conducting a study on the cost to educate students with disabilities and then use that information to make recommendations on changes needed to the current state allotment formulae for various components of the exceptional children's program.


  • Summary date: Apr 15 2013 - More information

    Establishes Commission to Study the Provision of Exceptional Children's Services in the North Carolina Public Schools (Commission). The Commission is to include twelve members, six to be appointed by the Speaker and six to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore. Directs the Commission to review all aspects of exceptional children's services and recommend ways to limit reporting requirements and compliance measures for local units. Directs the Commission to report findings no later than March 15, 2014, and terminates the Commission upon filing of the report.


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