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The General Assembly of 1947 authorized the Governor to appoint a Commission of eighteen members to study the program of public education in North Carolina. From organization and administration, to finance curriculum and transportation, the Committee must determine procedures and policies.
In North Carolina’s public school system, local school boards approve the policy used to select texts and library books. In coming months, at least two dozen local school boards can expect to see their policies challenged by angry Moral Majority members who claim the public schools have undercut their efforts to rear Christian children.
The North Carolina legislature has added a total of 3,647 extra teachers to reduce the teacher-pupil load and improve public school instruction. But the teachers of the state believe the load is still too heavy, and smaller class size was the number one priority of two-thirds of the members of the NC Education Association.