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Section 115C-431 of the North Carolina General Statutes lays out the procedure for resolving a dispute between a local board of education's request for more operating funds than the local county commissioners are willing to meet. Powell discusses the law's development from the pre-1920 statutes, through the statutes of 1923, 1955, 1975, 1989, 1996, and 1997.
In 1997, the North Carolina General Assembly revised General Statute 115C-431, the law governing budget disputes between local boards of education and county commissioners. The use of mediation procedures was adopted. Stephens and Michel discuss and analyze this process in handling school funding disputes in Lee, Pamlico, and Wake Counties in 1997.