The House K-12 Education Committee passed on Tuesday a revised version of House Bill 8, which requires students to take a computer science course as a new graduation requirement.
North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt presented to members of the House K-12 Education Committee on Tuesday an update on her “Operation Polaris,” or her strategic vision for supporting public school students across the state.
The North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) began its substantive work for the 2023 legislative session on Wednesday and legislators wasted no time filing bills to be considered.
With the 2023 NC legislative session officially underway, the NCASA Advocacy Team has prepared a list of legislator contact information by county, as well as a list of contact information for legislators serving on key education committees. Members are encouraged to use these resources to initiate conversations with the legislators that represent them, if they have not done so already, and share any relevant information with NCASA so we can better advocate on your behalf!
House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) released on Tuesday a list of House committees, chairs, and members for the 2023 legislative session, which officially began last week. In a statement, Speaker Moore wrote, “We have a strong group of committee chairs this session, and I am confident that they will continue to propel our state forward and to the top of the pack.
Members of the North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives were sworn in on Wednesday during a mostly ceremonial first day of the 2023 legislative long session. While the 30 Republicans and 20 Democrats in the NC Senate took their oaths of office, re-elected Sen. Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) as Senate President Pro Tempore, and passed their governing rules for the session without much fanfare, it was a different picture in the NC House.
State Board of Education members discussed during October’s monthly meeting two major updates for principals across North Carolina, including the principal pay “retention bonus” and the latest recommendations on principal licensure requirements.
Members of the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission (PEPSC) heard this week a revised version of the proposed teacher licensure and pay model, called “Pathways To Excellence For Teaching Professionals.”
The “House Select Committee on an Education System For NC’s Future” heard on Monday from school administrators across the state regarding special programs and academies focused on modern student discipline and reform strategies.
The State Board of Education (SBE) approved on Thursday a proposal to use federal COVID-19 relief funds to hold principal salaries harmless from decreases caused by new language in the most recent state budget package.
State Superintendent Catherine Truitt plans to provide $4.5 million from federal COVID relief funds to address a principal pay issue contained in the 2022 state budget, according to a statement released by the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) on Wednesday.
The NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA) shared suggestions on how the state could better support our school principals on Monday during a presentation to the House Select Committee on An Education System for North Carolina’s Future.
- Press Releases
- Personnel Issues and Benefits
- News & Resources
- NCSSA News
- NCPAPA news
- NCASA news
- NC School Calendars
- Legislative Priorities
- Health Safety and Discipline
- Exceptional Children
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Budget and Financial Operations
- Accountability and Testing