School Law Bulletin #2000/05

Employee Grievances and Appeals to the Local Board of Education

Saturday, April 1, 2000

BECAUSE OF TWO PROVISIONS in Chapter 115C of the North Carolina General Statutes (hereinafter G.S.), al- most anyone affected by any school decision may appeal that decision directly to the local board of education. The individual bringing the appeal may be a student, a parent, a school employee of any status, full- or part- time, permanent or temporary, at-will or tenured. Local boards of education, in developing employee grievance policies, must structure those procedures with these provisions in mind. This article examines the scope of the two appeals statutes and the law regarding grievance procedures.

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