The Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee (JLEOC) met Wednesday and received recommendations from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) about revamping the special education funding formula to reflect actual “levels of service” provided to exceptional children rather than continuing with the state’s 13% funding cap.
Legislation to authorize virtual instruction options for next school year and set new parameters for it thereafter was rolled into the state budget bill this week rather than moving forward in Senate Bill 671, where it originally started this session.
As the nation continues to reel from the school shooting massacre in Uvalde, TX, the Education K-12 Committee Chairs in the NC House of Representatives scheduled a meeting on Wednesday for lawmakers to be updated on efforts to keep students safe in North Carolina.
Governor Cooper released on Wednesday his 2022-23 State Budget Proposal, entitled “Building on Success,” which includes over half a billion dollars in proposed investments to education.
North Carolina Senator Don Davis (D-Greene) was awarded the 2022 Champion for Children Award during the NC Association of School Administrators’ (NCASA) 2022 Conference on Educational Leadership.
The School Superintendents Association (AASA) has announced three candidates, including one from North Carolina, who will compete for votes from February 19 – March 12 to become the national organization’s President-Elect. Dr. Rodney Shotwell, Superintendent of Rockingham County Schools, is one of three contenders vying for the office of President-Elect. He began his career in
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