Governmental Relations Resources


2014 Legislative Session Hot Topics


2014-15 State Budget for K-12 Public Education

     Original Senate Budget                Original House Budget

House "Mini-Budget" - Senate Bill 3


Budget Negotiations

Latest House Compromise Offer - July 10

Latest Senate Compromise Offer - July 10


K-12 Budget Provisions

Overview of the major K-12 public education provisions in the original Senate and House budgets, including the "mini-budget" proposed by the House


Spending Comparison Charts          

                     line-item adjustments for K-12      spending totals for K-12

Teacher Salary Schedules for 2014-15 Under the Senate and House Plans



Talking Points on the Budget


Historical Spending Trends


Common Core

Senate Bill 812- Replace CCSS w/NC's Higher Academ. Standards
Conference Committee Compromise Version

Materials on Common Core



 Charter Schools

12 charter applications have been recommended for preliminary approval to the State Board of Education by the NC Charter School Advisory Board


NCSBA has published a report examining the different rules and laws that traditional public schools and charter schools must follow in North Carolina and posing some questions citizens and policymakers should be asking in considering these differences.



NCSBA Weekly Legislative Updates

Click here to read the most recent weekly legislative update issued by NCSBA.





North Carolina School Boards Action Center

Establishment Announcement and Funding Model - August 7, 2013


Update - October 11, 2013


Visit the Action Center website by clicking here.