NEWS RELEASES 2016-17

NEWS RELEASES 2016-17 :: December 20, 2016

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STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION STATEMENT REGARDING CALLED MEETING ON HOUSE BILL 17

State Board of Education Chairman Bill Cobey issued the following statement after today’s called meeting of the Board:

“Today, the State Board of Education directed its attorneys to continue to analyze House Bill 17 and review the constitutional implications of the legislation. We anticipate convening another meeting of the Board before Jan. 1 to decide how to proceed.”

About the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction:
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides leadership to 115 local public school districts and 160 charter schools serving over 1.5 million students in kindergarten through high school graduation. The agency is responsible for all aspects of the state's public school system and works under the direction of the North Carolina State Board of Education.


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