State board December meeting highlights


At its December meeting, Board members approved a proposed framework for transitioning to a core course of study that will guide high school course requirements beginning in 2008-09, interim academic achievement cut scores for the Grade 3 pretest in mathematics, a proposal that will facilitate the licensing of teachers for world languages, and the 2007-09 Biennial Budget request.

Board members also received the 2005-06 Annual Report on School Crime and Violence and discussed calendar waiver requests. Complete Board highlights are available online atwww.ncpublicschools.org/sbehighlights by clicking on the appropriate link.