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An Act to Amend Chapter One Hundred and Seventy, Private Laws Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-One, Amending Charter of the Cullowhee High School.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 120

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 172.
Click Here to view the March 3, 1891 Act, as amended by the following.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section one, chapter one hundred and seventy, private laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-one, be amended by adding at the end of said section the following:

"And there shall be established in connection with said high school a normal department to fit and train young men and women for the position of teachers in the public schools of the state; and the sum of fifteen hundred dollars is annually appropriated for this purpose. Said normal department shall be under the supervision of the superintendent of public instruction of the state; and said superintendent shall have power to prescribe rules for the regulation and management of the same; said superintendent shall also have power, upon being satisfied that said normal department is inefficient or unnecessary, to discontinue the same, and the appropriation herein provided for shall thereupon cease. The principal of said high school, upon the completion of the prescribed course in the normal department, shall grant certificates which shall entitle the holders to teach in any of the schools of the state, subject to the general school laws of the state as to character, which certificates shall be good for three years, subject to examination upon branches that may be subsequently added to the public school course: Provided, that all young men and young women who are preparing themselves for teachers shall pay no charges for tuition."

Sec. 2. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 27th day of February, A.D. 1893.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Lee S. Overman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1893.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the fore-
going are true copies of the original public acts and resolutions on
file in this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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