North Carolina State Board of Education Amendment (2012)
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The current state constitution gives the Board of Education the authority supervise and administer public schools and the superintendent is named as the board's chief administrative officer and secretary. However, the proposed measure would transfer some of the board's authority to the superintendent.
Text of measure
The proposed measure would ask voters:
Constitutional amendment increasing the size and changing the composition of the State Board of Education.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the North Carolina Constitution
The North Carolina Constitution, Section 4 of Article XIII, requires that a legislatively-referred amendment go on the ballot after it is approved by a 60% vote of each house of the North Carolina State Legislature.
- 2012 ballot measures
- North Carolina 2012 ballot measures
- Superintendent of Schools
- North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction
- Senate Bill 641 (full text)
- Lincoln Tribune, "NCGA special session ends with amendments on the table," September 19, 2011
- NewsObserver, "Plan reshapes N.C. school governance," May 25, 2011