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§ 115C‑301.1.  Duty‑freeinstructional planning time.

All full‑time assignedclassroom teachers shall be provided duty‑free instructional planningtime during regular student contact hours. The duty‑free instructionalplanning time shall be provided to the maximum extent that (i) the safety andproper supervision of children may allow during regular student contact hoursand (ii) insofar as funds are provided for this purpose by the GeneralAssembly. If the safety and supervision of children does not allow duty‑freeinstructional planning time during regular student contact hours for a giventeacher, the funds provided by the General Assembly for the duty‑freeinstructional planning time for that teacher shall revert to the general fund.Principals shall not unfairly burden a given teacher by making that teachergive up his or her duty‑free instructional planning time on an ongoing,regular basis without the consent of the teacher. (1983, c. 761, s. 88; 1999‑163,s. 1; 2006‑153, s. 3.)