By Marsha Lewis, Chairperson, NCRA’s Legislative Committee
To read the bill: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2013/Bills/House/PDF/H944v2.pdf
House Bill 944 refers to private schools having to meet accountability standards required in “Article 39 of Chapter 115C, as identified by the Division 14 of Nonpublic Education, Department of Administration.” To find out about the accountability standards, read Article 39 of Chapter 115C on this site: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/byarticle/chapter_115c/article_39.html
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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides legislative updates: http://legislative.ncpublicschools.gov/legislative-updates/2013-long-session
The legislative site, maintained by Rachel E. Beaulieu, Legislative and Community Relations Director, also includes analysis, background information, committee presentations, and legislative resources: http://legislative.ncpublicschools.gov/