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Class size changes and the unintended consequences

As many of you are aware, last year the North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation which changed the funding formula and class size restrictions for elementary schools. An apparent unintended consequence of this legislation was that the law removed the flexibility for school districts to use teacher allotments to hire “specials”-music, art, drama, Spanish, technology, and PE teachers for elementary ... Read More »

Take the NCGA’s Survey on School Calendar Law, Closing Sunday at 5:00p.m.

Johnny Mercer Pier at Wrightsville Beach, NC

Would you like to let the state legislators know what you think about the state’s school calendar laws?  Now, you can — but only until Sunday at 5:00pm. The North Carolina General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division is studying “how limitations on school calendar flexibility” are and have impacted schools in the state over the past decade.  Click here to learn more ... Read More »