Zais’ proposal worries educators

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State school chief wants to strike rules on class size, staffing levels

By Reece Murphy

The S.C. Board of Education (SCBOE) is considering a proposal that would gut its regulation limiting class sizes and mandatory staffing levels at the state’s public schools. 

School board regulation 43-205, in effect since 2007, deals with administrative and professional personnel qualifications, duties and workloads for the state’s public schools. 

The SCBOE held first reading of the proposed changes Sept. 11 and has scheduled public comments and second reading for Nov. 13. 

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