The ASW Process has been eliminated by legislative action (Session Law 2017-57. Section 7.23E.(a)) beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

The ASW Wikispace (including all materials and information contained within) exists for professional learning and public record-keeping purposes.

2016-2017 State Board of Education Approved Requests for Flexibility


The following requests for local options have been approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education. You can access each plan and supporting documentation (if available) submitted to the SBE by clicking on the PDFs below. At the bottom of the page, you will find a list of Districts and/or Charter Schools that have opted to adopt an approved Local Option Plan from another district without making any amendments. Districts opting to develop or adopt a local plan are highlighted in blue in the map below. Districts not highlighted or named in the list next to the map are participating in the state-created ASW process.



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Requests Approved at the May 2016 SBE Meeting

Davidson County Schools


Wake County Schools


Requests Approved at the June 2016 SBE Meeting


District or Charter School
Plan and Supporting Documents
Alleghany County Schools

Anson County Schools

Bladen County Schools

Catawba County Schools

Davie County Schools

Expedition School

Greene County Schools

Hickory City Schools

Hoke County Schools

Longleaf Charter School

Newton-Conover City Schools

Orange County Schools

Pitt County Schools

Surry County Schools

Transylvania County Schools

Washington County Schools


Watauga County Schools

Wilkes County Schools

Yadkin County Schools

Yancey County Schools



Districts opting to adopt an approved Local Option Plan (does not require SBE approval)


District or Charter SchoolAA
Plan AdoptedAA
Full Text of Plan/Request for Flexibility
Alexander County Schools
Davidson Plan

Ashe County Schools
Davidson Plan

Asheboro City Schools
Orange Plan

Brunswick County Schools
Davidson Plan

Cabarrus County Schools
Davidson Plan

Cherokee County Schools
Davidson Plan

Clay County Schools
Davidson Plan

Columbus County Schools
Davidson Plan

Durham County Schools
Davidson Plan

Franklin County Schools
Davidson Plan

Gaston County Schools
Davidson Plan

Graham County Schools
Davidson Plan

Haywood County Schools
Davidson Plan

Hyde County Schools
Wake Plan

Jackson County Schools
Davidson Plan

Johnston County Schools
Davidson Plan

Madison County Schools
Davidson Plan

Martin County Schools
Davidson Plan

Montgomery County Schools
Davidson Plan

Moore County Schools
Davidson Plan

Person County Schools
Davidson Plan

Polk County Schools
Davidson Plan

Rutherford County Schools
Davidson Plan

Swain County Schools
Davidson Plan

Stanly County Schools
Davidson Plan

The Franklin School of InnovationAA
Davidson Plan

Union County Schools
Davidson Plan

Whiteville City Schools
Davidson Plan