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State Board of Education Monthly Review - January 7, 2021

State Board of Education Monthly Review - January 7, 2021

In its first meeting of the new year, the State Board of Education (SBE) welcomed newly-elected Superintendent of Public Instruction, Catherine Truitt, as well as Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, to join the discussion and voting on critical education topics such as testing and accountability, teacher licensure, and broadband Internet expansion. State Board members officially approved a state testing plan addendum and waiver request to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, and continued to review legislative and budget priorities for the upcoming legislative session. The Board also shared some exciting news regarding additional funding for the NC Education Corps Initiative.