2024 Board Summaries
Board Summary: February 1, 2024
The State Board of Education (SBE) held its February 2024 monthly meeting on January 31 — February 1, during which time Board members approved the SBE’s 2024 short session legislative priorities, among other items. These priorities include a request for $4.5 million to continue funding efforts to transform schools designated as low-performing, joint requests with the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding school behavioral health, and support for DPI’s ongoing efforts around early grade math improvements, expanded literacy professional development for middle grades teachers, and expansion of early literacy screening to include fourth and fifth grades. During her update to Board members on Thursday, State Supt. Catherine Truitt further expanded on these priorities to also include ongoing efforts to redesign school performance grades, as well as continued funding for the Office of Learning Recovery at DPI. Read NCASA’s full February meeting summary HERE.
Board Summary: January 3-4, 2024
The State Board of Education (SBE) held its first monthly meeting of 2024 in Raleigh and online on January 3-4. During this month’s meeting, SBE members approved temporary rules for the parental concern hearing process required by the Parents’ Bill of Rights, as well as for the new three-year high school graduation program, among other items. To access NCASA’s full January 2024 SBE meeting summary, click HERE.
Board Summary: December 6-7, 2023
The State Board of Education (SBE) held its last regularly-scheduled monthly meeting of 2023 in Raleigh and online on December 6-7. SBE members approved a new policy establishing the “minimum requirements” for the Parent’s Guide To Student Achievement, which districts must begin sharing next school year, and also heard new data reflecting continued improvements in early grade literacy, among other topics. To access NCASA’s full December 2023 SBE meeting summary, click HERE.