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December State Board of Education Meeting



Friday, December 18, 2015
Teacher Evaluations/NC Final Exam Waivers The SBE formally rescinded all granted waivers that had allowed LEAs to use schoolwide growth to measure Standard 6 growth on the teacher evaluation instrument. Any LEA that received a waiver will still be able to use it for the 2015-16 school year but will have to return to using the NC Final Exams/Analysis of more»

Wilson County Board Member Named 2016 Raleigh Dingman Winner



Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Dr. Christine Fitch of the Wilson County Board of Education is the 2015 recipient of the Raleigh Dingman Award for Outstanding Boardsmanship. To receive this esteemed award, which is given annually by the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), a board member must be peer-nominated by their local school board. “This board member will be a more»

Columbus County Board of Education Member Wins Prestigious Award



Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Worley T. Edwards of the Columbus County Board of Education is the 2015 recipient of the School Board Member Leadership Award. To receive this esteemed award, which is given by the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), a board member must be peer-nominated by their local school board. Edwards has served the students of his county for 32 more»

Gates County Board of Education Wins Leadership Award



Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Gates County Board of Education is the 2015 recipient of the School Board Leadership Award. This award honors a school board for extraordinary leadership during the 2014-2015 school year. To receive this esteemed award, which is given by the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), a board must demonstrate excellent governance skills through more»

Lee County Commissioners Recognized



Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) presented its prestigious County Commissioners of the Year Award to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners. Touted by their local board of education as county commissioners whose support is “unwavering,” the Lee County Board of County Commissioners continues to give extraordinary more»

Beaufort County Wins Excellence in Education Award



Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Beaufort County Board of Education is the 2015 grand prize winner of the Excellence in Educational Programs Award. This award, which is given by the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), recognizes school boards for the development of extraordinary educational programs. The Beaufort County Board of Education was honored during the third more»

State Board of Education October Meeting



Friday, October 30, 2015
Low-Performing Schools and Districts Approval was given to low-performing designations of public schools and school districts based upon 2014-15 accountability data. A provision of the 2015 budget bill changed the low-performing statute to redefine low-performing school. The statute previously defined a low-performing school as any school where 51% or more»

Representative Bryan Holloway Joins NCSBA GR Team



Friday, October 23, 2015
The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) is pleased to announce that Bryan Holloway will be joining the staff as a member of the Governmental Relations team. Mr. Holloway served in the NC House for 11 years representing Stokes and Rockingham counties. During his tenure he served as a full Appropriations/Base Budget Committee Co-chair, an more»
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