• June 24, 2021: Senate Unveils & Advances Initial State Budget Proposal

    Senate leadership, Monday, June 21, released a 400+-page state budget package in Senate Bill 105, which includes at least $12 billion for specific K-12 education needs. This initial budget proposes a total of $25.7 billion in FY 2021-2022 (3.45% state spending increase plus federal relief funds) and $26.6 billion in FY 2022-2023 (3.65% increase). This article includes: Senate Proposal for Use of ESSER III Funds; Summary of Senate Budget Proposal; and NC BoE/NCDPI FY 2021-22 Budget Comparison.

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  • May 17, 2018: Senate Bill Proposes Principal Pay Plan Improvements

    Legislation filed on the opening day of the legislative session addresses several recommendations from the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA) and proposes some structural improvements to the current principal pay plan that was adopted by lawmakers in 2017 and implemented in the 2017-2018 school year.

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