North Carolina school board to consider remote participation but only for members

Craven County Board of Education members may soon have the opportunity to participate in board meetings without being present.

On Tuesday, a new policy allowing members to remotely join in the deliberations of the board will be considered, according to a lengthy agenda in which several policy issues will be discussed. Just last month, the regularly scheduled meeting had to be canceled due to several members’ absences.

The new policy takes into account “extenuating circumstances,” which may “occasionally prevent a member from physically being present,” according to the agenda. Continue…