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An Act to Define the Duties of Local Boards of the State Colored Normal Schools.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 119

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Page 168.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the local boards of trustees of the respective State Colored Normal Schools shall have the general management of their respective schools.

Sec. 2. The local Boards of Trustees shall elect their respective Superintendents and teachers, regulate the salaries of Superintendents and teachers: Provided, that the election of such Superintendents and teachers and their salaries shall meet the approval of the State Board of Education: Provided, further, that when necessary for any cause for the removal of a Superintendent or a teacher in any one of these schools, this shall be done by the local board of trustees, subject to the approval of the State Board of Education.

Sec. 3. The members of the respective local Boards of Trustees shall be appointed by the State Board of Education, their respective terms of office shall be for two years: Provided, that any vacancy occurring by death, resignation, or otherwise shall be filled by the State Board of Education.

Sec. 4. That all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 5. This Act shall be in force and effect from and after its ratification.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this ___ day of February, 1897.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
A.F. Hileman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1897.

I, Cyrus Thompson, Secretary of State, hereby certify that
the foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts
and resolutions on file in this office.

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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