The Accountability Act was revised by the General Assembly in 1992. It now provides the opportunity for local boards of education to establish a leadership position in implementing changes in public school education.
Two court decisions, Shaw v. Reno and Hines v. Mayor and Town Council of Ahoskie, will make it somewhat more difficult for minority plaintiffs to win suits concerning districting or redistricting for the purpose of voting.
In 1986 the North Carolina Legislature enacted Senate Bill 2 - the School Improvement and Accountability Act - the purpose of which is to facilitate change in the governance process of schools. The authors analyze the bill's overall effectiveness.
An excerpt from the document entitled \"The Community Schools Program: A Partner in Public Education\" discusses the Community Schools Programs, which aim for greater use of school facilities and greater public involvement in schools.