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§ 115C‑289.  Assignment of principal's duties toassistant or acting principal; duties of State‑funded assistantprincipals.

(a)        Any duty or responsibility assigned to a principal bystatute, State Board of Education regulation, or by the superintendent may,with the approval of the local board of education, be assigned by the principalto an assistant principal designated by the local board of education or to anacting principal designated by a principal.

(b)        All persons employed as assistant principals in State‑allottedpositions, or as assistant principals in full‑time positions regardlessof funding source, in the public schools of the State or in schools receivingpublic funds, shall, in addition to other applicable requirements, be requiredeither to hold or be qualified to hold a principal's certificate or aprovisional assistant principal's certificate in compliance with applicable lawand in accordance with the regulations of the State Board of Education. Itshall be unlawful for any board of education to employ or keep in service anyassistant principal who neither holds nor is qualified to hold a principal'scertificate or a provisional assistant principal's certificate in compliancewith applicable law and in accordance with the regulations of the State Boardof Education. Persons who hold a provisional assistant principal's certificateand who are employed as assistant principals shall be employed under G.S. 115C‑287.1(h).

(c)        Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 689, s. 200(b).

(d)        Assistant principals paid from State funds shall not haveregularly assigned teaching duties. (1977, c. 539; 1981, c. 423, s. 1; 1987, c. 328; c. 830, s. 89(c);1991, c. 689, s. 200(b); 1999‑30, s. 2.)