Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, above, the State Board of Education and legislators have been considering ways to require more complete criminal background checks of teachers after USA Today gave North Carolina an “F” in its national comparison earlier this year.
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, above, the State Board of Education and legislators have been considering ways to require more complete criminal background checks of teachers after USA Today gave North Carolina an “F” in its national comparison earlier this year. tiwabu@newsobserver.com Takaaki Iwabu
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, above, the State Board of Education and legislators have been considering ways to require more complete criminal background checks of teachers after USA Today gave North Carolina an “F” in its national comparison earlier this year. tiwabu@newsobserver.com Takaaki Iwabu

Lawmakers consider background checks for all school employees

May 24, 2016 05:22 PM