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An Act to Prescribe the Mode of Ascertaining the Average Attendance of the Free Public Schools of this State, and to Apportion the School Fund According to Such Attendance.

December 20, 1881

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1881-1882, Page 610.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina. now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the school month shall consist of twenty school days and that this number shall be taken as the unit of compensation in estimating the average attendance of each pupil in the free public schools of this State.

SEC. 2. That for the school year 1882—1883, and for each school year thereafter, each County School Commissioner shall apportion the income of the school fund among the several school districts of his County in proportion to the average attendance upon the free public schools for the last preceding year as ascertained by Section 1 of this Act.

SEC. 3. That the State Superintendent of Education is hereby authorized and required to prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to enforce the provisions of this Act.

In the Senate House, the nineteenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one.

John D. Kennedy, President of the Senate.
John C. Sheppard, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 20th, A.D. 1881.
Johnson Hagood, Governor.

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