History of SBE
Table of Contents:
- Chapter One: The Beginning of North Carolina's Public Schools & The Literary Fund
- Chapter Two: Rebuilding After the Civil War, the Compulsory Attendance Act & the School Machinery Act
- Chapter Three: A New Era In Education & Expansion and Improvement
- Chapter Four: Basic Education Program & Governance In Education
- Chapter Five: Performance-Based Accountability (The ABCs, State Assistance Teams and the Student Accountability Standards)
- Chapter Six: The Charter Schools Act & The Excellent Schools Act
- Chapter Seven: First In America & Closing the Achievement Gap
- Chapter Eight: The North Carolina Education Cabinet
- Chapter Nine: Reasons for Having a State Board of Education; Oath of Office for the State Board of Education; and Powers and Duties of the North Carolina State Board of Education
- Chapter Ten: North Carolina State Superintendents of Public Instruction and State Board of Education Members Since 1943
To learn more about the History of Education in North Carolina:
- Noble, M.C.S. A History of the Public Schools of North Carolina. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1930.
- North Carolina Division of Archives and History. Guide to Research Material in the North Carolina State Archives: State Agency Records. (Mars ID #1) State Board of Education Agency History, 1995.
- North Carolina State Constitution of 1971.
- Rogers, Weaver B. Communication, June 1998.
- State Board of Education. The History of the North Carolina State Board of Education. Department of Public Instruction, 1989.
- If additional information about the State Board of Education, its members or its polices is needed, please contact the State Board of Education Office, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2825, or call 919-807-3304.
About this publication Material included in the History of the North Carolina State Board of Education was compiled by Shannon E. Walls, a student at Belmont Abbey College and an Institute of Government Intern with the State Board of Education, summer 1998.
Revisions to this document were made by Jenny Matthews, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an Institute of Government Intern with the State Board of Education, summer 2001.