Bill Summary for S 48 (2019-2020)

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Feb 12 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 48 (Local) Filed Tuesday, February 12, 2019
AN ACT TO PERMIT CERTAIN SCHOOL SYSTEMS TO ALIGN THEIR SCHOOL CALENDARS WITH THOSE OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES SERVING THEIR COMMUNITIES.
Intro. by Smith.

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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 local boards of education with additional flexibility in adopting their school calendars, permitting alignment with the calendar of a community college serving the city or county in which the local administrative unit is located.

Applicable only to Bertie County Schools, Edenton-Chowan Schools, Edgecombe County Schools, Halifax County Schools, Hertford County Schools, Martin County Schools, Nash-Rocky Mount Schools, Northampton County Schools, Roanoke Rapids Graded School District, Tyrrell County Schools, Vance County Schools, Warren County Schools, Washington County Schools, Wilson County Schools, and Weldon City Schools. Applies beginning with the 2019-20 school year.

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