115C-230 Special projects
115C-231 Adult education programs; tuition; limitation of enrollment of pupils over 21
115C-232 Local financing of summer schools
115C-233 Operation of summer schools
115C-238.30 Purpose
115C-238.31 Extended services programs
115C-238.32 Needs assessment; community-based collaboration
115C-238.33 Plan for effective use of fiscal resources; comprehensive plan to implement extended services programs
115C-238.50 Purpose
115C-238.50A Definitions
115C-238.51 Application process
115C-238.51A Approval process
115C-238.52 Participation by other education partners
115C-238.53 Operation of cooperative innovative high schools
115C-238.54 Funds for cooperative innovative high schools
115C-238.55 Evaluation of cooperative innovative high schools
115C-238.60 Purpose
115C-238.61 Definitions
115C-238.62 Creation of regional school
115C-238.63 Regional school boards of directors; appointment; terms of office
115C-238.64 Board of directors; meetings; rules of procedure; officers
115C-238.65 Board of directors; corporate powers
115C-238.66 Board of directors; powers and duties
115C-238.67 Student admissions and assignment
115C-238.68 Employees
115C-238.69 Parent Advisory Council; purpose; appointments
115C-238.70 State and local funds
115C-238.71 Finance and budget
115C-238.72 Participating units
115C-238.73 Criminal history record checks

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 115C > Article 16

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • board: means a city board of education, county board of education, or a city-county board of education. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Local school administrative unit: means a subdivision of the public school system which is governed by a local board of education. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of schools of a public school system or, in his absence, the person designated to fulfill his functions. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • tax-levying authority: means the board of county commissioners of the county or counties in which an administrative unit is located or such other unit of local government as may be granted by local act authority to levy taxes on behalf of a local school administrative unit. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941