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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 State Board of Education shall elect biennially a State Board of Examiners, which shall consist of three professional teachers and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, who shall be ex officio the chairman of said board. The said Board of Examiners shall have the entire management and control of the Colored Normal Schools of the State, shall prepare a course of study for the same, elect teachers therein, fix all salaries and provide for Summer School of not less than two weeks duration, which all teachers in said Normal School shall be required to attend. One member of said Board of Examiners shall visit each of said Colored Normal Schools annually, inspect the work and report in writing to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, who shall have the reports printed and submitted to the General Assembly on or before January twentieth, 1903 Meetings of the State Boards of Examiners shall be held at the call of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the members shall receive no compensation other than travelling expenses and board while attending upon their official duties, an itemized statement of which shall be kept in the books of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.