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CHAPTER XC. AN ACT TO AMEND THE SCHOOL LAW, RATIFIED THE TWELFTH OF FEBRUARY, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEV- ENTY-TWO. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That an act to consolidate the school laws and to provide for a system of public instruction, ratified the twelfth day of February, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy- two be, and the same is hereby amended, so as to read as follows :
The county treasurer of each county shall report to the Superintendent of Public Instruction on the first day of July of each year, the entire amount of school money received by him during the preceding school year, the several sources from which it was derived and the disbursements thereof made by him, designating the sums paid for schools for the white and colored children respectively, for school-house sites in the several townships. At the same time the secretary of the county board of education shall report to the Superintendent of Public Instruction the number of public schools taught in the county during the year for each race, the number of pupils of each race, their average attendance, the number of males and the number of females, according to the reports made to him by the provisions of this act.