State law addresses hearing screening.
North Carolina General Statutes 130A-440 (Applicable to children enrolling in the public schools for the first time before the 2016-2017 school year) Health assessment required.
(b) A health assessment shall include a medical history and physical examination with screening for vision and hearing and, if appropriate, testing for anemia and tuberculosis. Vision screening shall be conducted in accordance with G.S. 130A-440.1. The health assessment may also include dental screening and developmental screening for cognition, language, and motor function. The developmental screening of cognition and language abilities may be conducted in accordance with G.S. 115C-83.5(a).