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§ 115C‑309. Student teachers.

(a)        Student Teacher and Student Teaching Defined. – A"student teacher" is any student enrolled in an institution of highereducation approved by the State Board of Education for the preparation ofteachers who is jointly assigned by that institution and a local board ofeducation to student‑teach under the direction and supervision of aregularly employed certified teacher.

"Student teaching" may include those duties granted to ateacher by G.S. 115C‑307 and 115C‑390 and any other part of theschool program for which either the supervising teacher or the principal isresponsible.

(b)        Legal Protection. – A student teacher under the supervisionof a certified teacher or principal shall have the protection of the lawsaccorded the certified teacher.

(c)        Assignment of Duties. – It shall be the responsibility of asupervising teacher, in cooperation with the principal and the representativeof the teacher‑preparation institution, to assign to the student teacherresponsibilities and duties that will provide adequate preparation forteaching. (1969, c. 638, s.1; 1981, c. 423,  s. 1.)