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  • May 3, 2018: State Board of Education Discusses Student Credit Recovery Policy Amendment

    The Senate this week added to House legislation on cursive writing and multiplication instruction reporting to create an omnibus education bill now also proposing testing reduction in schools and providing one LEA an option for district-wide charter-like flexibility. House Bill 986, among other changes to public education, would create a “Renewal School System Plan” for low-performing schools that authorizes a qualifying local school administrative unit to become a renewal school system, which would become new and fifth model for turning around a struggling school.

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  • March 16, 2018: Class Size Ed Legislation Becomes Law; NCASA Summarizes Details

    House bill 90 became law on March 16, 2018 in the absence of the Governor Roy Cooper’s veto. As you recall, NCASA worked extensively to seek General Assembly approval for this legislation that provides a phase in for the class size mandate. A comprehensive summary of the bill is below.

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  • February 8, 2018: NCASA Supports Class Size Law Changes Unveiled By Senate, House Leadership

    Today, House and Senate education and chamber leaders unveiled House Bill 90 that includes an extended phase-in process and full funding for enhancement teachers to address statewide concerns from public school leaders about the existing class size requirements in Grades K-3. Katherine Joyce, Executive Director of the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA), stood in support of the legislation at its unveiling to the public and in committee hearings.

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