Bill Summary for S 56 (2017-2018)

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Feb 8 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 56 (Local) Filed Wednesday, February 8, 2017
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY FOR CERTAIN LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION IN ADOPTING THE SCHOOL CALENDAR.
Intro. by McInnis.

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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 provide the specified local boards of education with additional flexibility in adopting its school calendar. Further, requires first semester exams to be given before winter break.

Limits application of this provision to the Anson County Schools, Richmond County Schools, Rowan County Schools, Scotland County Schools, and Stanly County Schools. Applies beginning with the 2017-18 school year. 

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