On March 15, two bills were passed by the Governor. The Governor made some statements regarding these bills. There is a move to bring Technology and its advances into the education of North Carolina's families.
"This legislation will help fundamentally transform the way our children learn in our schools through technology," said Governor McCrory at Cuthbertson High School in Waxhaw.
"I thank the bill sponsors as we continue to work together to empower our hardworking teachers and students by giving them the resources necessary to succeed in the classroom."
You can check out more news from the Governor in his newsletter. Check it out at : http://governor.nc.gov/newsroom/press-releases/20130315/governor-mccrory-signs-bills-promoting-technology-public-schools
These are the specific bills :
"House Bill 23 (Horn, Johnson, Saine, Tolson) - a bill directing the State Board of Education to develop and implement digital teaching and learning standards for teachers and school administrators to ensure provision of high‑quality, integrated digital teaching and learning to all students.
House Bill 44 (Horn, Johnson, Saine, Tolson) - a bill signaling North Carolina's intent to transition from funding textbooks to digital learning materials in public schools by 2017."