School Calendar Despite Bipartisan Griping Over NC's School Calendar, Change Seems Unlikely By Jess Clark • Apr 12, 2017 Cliff Owen / Associated Press Listen Listening... / 3:54 WUNC's Jess Clark reports on the support and opposition to changing the school calendar. North Carolina's school calendar law can be a nightmare for school systems to navigate. Take it from Anthony Jackson, Superintendent for Vance County Schools. "It's very, very difficult. It's putting together a puzzle," Jackson said.