This morning the House Select Committee on School Safety Chairmen and other House and Senate leaders held a press conference to unveil a package of proposals that will be, as Co-Chairman Rep. David Lewis (R- Harnett) said, “incorporated in the budget in some way.”
Last week the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA) shared details on new Senate Bill 718 that proposes several structural improvements to the current principal pay plan adopted by lawmakers in 2017 and implemented in the 2017-2018 school year.
On Tuesday, House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) was quoted in several statewide media reports as saying he expects the full state budget to be ready for votes next week and that legislators were working diligently on final details being negotiated by the House and Senate.
Program Evaluation Oversight Committee Approves Draft Legislation On Local Dispute Resolution, School Nurses
On Monday, the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee approved draft legislation for consideration by the House and Senate regarding the local school funding dispute resolution process and increased school nurse staffing and funding.