ERIC Number: ED414719
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Laws Relating to the Construction and Repair of Public School Facilities in North Carolina.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Schools in North Carolina are governed by numerous laws pertaining to construction and repair. A selection of these laws is presented. Financial concerns constitute the bulk of these statutes, covering areas such as bids (financial outlay, advertisement, rejecting bids, and withdrawing bids); sources of state funds; the selling or buying of school property; bonds required; capital outlay funds; general loan information such as loan sources, loan terms, securing and paying loans the issuance of bonds, and the computer loan revolving fund; special appropriations; grants; and budgetary parameters. Other statutes dealing with school construction include architectural and engineering services such as specific guidelines on conflict of interest and compliance; basic education programs; classroom sizes; the duties of local boards, of superintendents, of principals, and of teachers; inspections; energy savings contracts; lease properties; long-range plans for school facility needs; the North Carolina Historical Commission; public building contracts; facilities guidelines; repair of damage to school property; replacement of buildings; fire safety and prevention; and vocational programs affiliated with schools. Case notes, which explicate some of these laws, are also included. (RJM)
Descriptors: Bids, Capital, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Laws, School Buildings, School Construction, School Funds, School Taxes, State Legislation, State Regulation
North Carolina State Board of Education, 301 N. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27601-2825.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina