Governor Cooper on Monday signed the 2022 State Budget package into law, noting it included “critical investments in education, economic development, transportation and the state workforce.”
nc senate bill 671
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.
Members of the Senate voted not to concur on Wednesday with House changes to a bill laying out new parameters for virtual education and remote academies in the state. The primary bill sponsor, Senate Education Co-Chair Michael Lee (R-New Hanover) asked fellow Senators not to concur with the latest version of Senate Bill 671, noting
Members of the NC House of Representatives this week voted 72-23 in favor of a bill that would make several changes to virtual education and remote academies in our state.