Difference between revisions of "North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with '{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''North Carolina Commissioner of Education & Early Development''' is a state executive position in the North Carolina state government. The curr…')
 
(+relevant measure)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''North Carolina Commissioner of Education & Early Development''' is a state executive position in the North Carolina state government.  The current officeholder is [[June Atkinson]].
 
{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''North Carolina Commissioner of Education & Early Development''' is a state executive position in the North Carolina state government.  The current officeholder is [[June Atkinson]].
 +
 +
==2012 ballot measure==
 +
:: ''[[North Carolina State Board of Education Amendment (2012)]]''
 +
 +
A 2012 proposed {{lrcafull}} calls for changing the state superintendent from an appointed to an elected position. Additionally, the proposed measure would shift authority from the Board of Education to the elected [[North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction|superintendent]]. Specifically, the board would become an advisory panel. Eight of the 11 board members would be chosen by the House speaker and Senate president.<ref>[http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/03f83f86e5874013aa826d718646e3bb/NC-XGR--Schools-Superintendent/ ''Associated Press'',"House committee debates whether NC education power should shift to elected superintendent," May 10, 2011]</ref> In order to qualify the measure for the ballot, the proposal must be approved by a 60% vote of each house of the [[North Carolina State Legislature]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 15:42, 13 May 2011

Portal:Elections
Congress
State executive officials
State legislatures
Elections
The North Carolina Commissioner of Education & Early Development is a state executive position in the North Carolina state government. The current officeholder is June Atkinson.

2012 ballot measure

North Carolina State Board of Education Amendment (2012)

A 2012 proposed legislatively-referred constitutional amendment calls for changing the state superintendent from an appointed to an elected position. Additionally, the proposed measure would shift authority from the Board of Education to the elected superintendent. Specifically, the board would become an advisory panel. Eight of the 11 board members would be chosen by the House speaker and Senate president.[1] In order to qualify the measure for the ballot, the proposal must be approved by a 60% vote of each house of the North Carolina State Legislature.

See also

External links



StateExecLogo.png

This state official-related article is a stub. You can help people learn by expanding it.


Cite error: <ref> tags exist, but no <references/> tag was found