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CHAPTER 102 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH GRADED SCHOOLS IN TOWN OF LaGRANGE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That said Board of Graded School Trustees shall have exclusive control of all public schools in said school district, free from the supervision and control of the County Board of School Directors, and the County Superintendent of the schools of Lenoir County shall prescribe rules and regulations, not inconsistent with this act, for their own government and for the government of such schools; shall cause to be taken from time to time, in accordance with the general school law of the State, an accurate census of the school population of said school district; shall prescribe the qualifications, employ and fix the compensation of all officers and 12 Priv. teachers of such schools; and shall exercise such powers as may be necessary for the successful control and operation of said graded schools: Provided, that the board of school trustees, District No. 1, Moseley Hall Township, Lenoir County, is hereby authorized and empowered to carry on white and colored schools in District No. 1 of said township and county until June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and to exercise over such schools all such powers as are herein conferred upon said Board of Graded School Trustees over the public schools in said graded school district: Provided further, that the treasurer of Lenoir County school funds shall, without delay, pay over to the Treasurer of the town of LaGrange all the funds of said School District No. 1, Moseley Hall Township, now in his hands, or which may hereafter come into his hands, and that the said Treasurer of the town of LaGrange shall, up to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, disburse said funds upon the warrant of said Board of Township Trustees, and thereafter as hereinbefore provided for the disbursement of other funds of said graded school district.