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CHAPTER 4 An Act to Revise and Consoliaate the Public School Law. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
It shall be the duty of the County Superintendent of Schools in each county, on or before the first Monday in July of every year, to report to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction an abstract statement of the number, grade, race, and sex of the teachers examined and approved by him during the year; also, the number of public schools taught in the county during the year for each race; the number of children of school age in each school district; the number enrolled in each district; the average daily attendance in each district by race and sex and the number of all persons in the county between the ages of twelve and twenty-one who can not read and write. He shall also report by race and sex the number of pupils of each race enrolled in all the schools, their average attendance; the average length of terms of said schools, and the average salary, respectively, for the teachers of each race; the number of school districts for each race, and any new school districts laid out during the year shall be specified in his report. He shall also report the number of public school-houses and the value of public school property for each race; the number of Teachers Institutes held; the number of teachers attending such institutes, together wtih such suggestions as may occur to him promotive of the school interest of the county. The County Superintendent of the Schools shall record in his book an accurate copy of his report to the State Superintendent of Punlic Instruction. If any County Superintendent of Schools fails or refuses to perform any of the duties required of him by this act he shall be subject to removal from his office by the County Board of Education upon the complaint of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.