1901 public laws – Ch. 4 Sec. 29

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CHAPTER 4 An Act to Revise and Consoliaate the Public School Law. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

The County Board of Education shall divide the townships into convenient school districts as compact in form as practicable. They shall consult the convenience and necessities of each race in setting the boundaries of the school district for each race, and shall establish no new school in any township within less than three miles by the nearest traveled route of some school already established in said township; nor shall they create any school district with less than sixty-five children of school age, unless prevented by geographical reason or sparsely settled neighborhoods. Nothing in this act shall prevent the Board of Education, whenever they shall deem it necessary for the good of the public schools, from forming a school district out of portions.of two or more contiguous townships.

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