115C-81.81. Annual report on cursive writing and multiplication tables.

The State Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction shall report to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by March 30 of each year on the compliance of each local school administrative unit with the requirements regarding cursive writing pursuant to G.S. 115C-81.75 and the memorization of multiplication tables pursuant to G.S. 115C-81.80. The report shall include at least the following information:

(1) The percentage of local school administrative units in the State complying and not complying with G.S. 115C-81.75 and a list of both sets of units.

(2) The percentage of local school administrative units in the State complying and not complying with G.S. 115C-81.80 and a list of both sets of units.

(3) A list of all instructional strategies used by each local school administrative unit to comply with G.S. 115C-81.75 categorized by unit.

(4) A list of each instructional strategy identified pursuant to subdivision (3) of this section and the corresponding percentage of local school administrative units in the State using that strategy to comply with G.S. 115C-81.75.

(5) If, in any given year, one or more local school administrative units does not respond to inquiries from the Department of Public Instruction related to this section, the percentage of local school administrative units in the State that were nonresponsive and a list of those units. (2018-32, s. 1(a).)