GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2020-13
HOUSE BILL 1199
AN ACT to allow graduating seniors in UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS to receive numeric grades on transcripts.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding G.S. 116‑11(10a) and State Board of Education policy GRAD‑009, including emergency additions to the policy approved March 27, 2020, and April 23, 2020, or any other policy or guidance to the contrary, for spring courses during the 2019‑2020 school year, the Union County Board of Education shall have authority, in its discretion, to allow each graduating senior to choose one of the two following options for how each course grade will appear on official transcripts:
(1) Numeric grade, defined as the highest of (i) the grade representing learning as of March 13, 2020, or (ii) if numeric grades were given during remote instruction, the grade as improved during the remainder of the semester through remote instruction.
SECTION 2. This act applies only to the Union County Public School System.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 11th day of June, 2020.
s/ Brent Jackson
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives