HEARINGS BEFORE THE BOARD Policy Code: 2500.OPTB
Board hearings, unless otherwise specified by law or board policy, will be informal. Legal rules of evidence will not apply. For hearings held to appeal a decision of school personnel, the superintendent shall ensure that notice is provided and a record of the hearing is made as required by G.S. 115C-45(c). The board chairperson, or board member serving as chairperson of a board panel, will establish any other hearing procedures to be followed in a particular hearing.
Board hearings will be conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Law and all other applicable laws and board policies.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-36, -45(c); 143-318.11
Cross References: Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Complaint Procedure (policy 1720-4015-7225), Student and Parent Grievance Procedure (policy 1740-4010), Grievance Procedure for Employees (policy 1750-7220), Compliance with the Open Meetings Law (policy 2320), Long-Term Suspension, 365-Day Suspension, Expulsion (policy 4353), Requests for Readmission of Students Suspended for 365 Days or Expelled (policy 4362), School Administrator Contracts (policy 7425), Classified Personnel: Suspension and Dismissal (policy 7940)
Adopted: August 8, 2011