School Law Bulletin #2001/13

Changes Affecting Employment in the Public Schools

Monday, October 1, 2001

THE 2001 GENERAL ASSEMBLY passed legislation affecting employment in North Carolina’s public schools in the areas of licensure and professional devel- opment, recruiting and hiring, leave and pay, and grievances and appeals. The potentially most intriguing change involves the right of at-will employees to a state- ment of the reasons for dismissal, a hearing before the board of education, and the right to appeal to the superior court.

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