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CHAPTER 199 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE WINDSOR GRADED SCHOOL DISTRICT, IN BERTIE COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That it shall be the duty of said board of graded school trustees to establish graded public schools for the white and colored children of said graded school district in accordance with the provision of this act; and said board of school trustees shall have exclusive control of all public schools in said district, free from the sypervision and control of the county board of education, and shall prescribe the qualifications, employ and fix the compensation of all officers and teachers of such schools; shall prescribe rules and regulations, not inconsistent with this act, for their own government of such schools; shall cause to be taken from time to time, in accordance with the general school law of this State, an accurate census of the school population of said school district, and shall exercise such other powers as may be necessary for the successful control and operation of said graded schools: Provided, that the County Board of Education of Bertie County, until the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and seven, shall exercise over the public schools in said district all such powers as have heretofore been exercised by said board of education over the public schools in said county: Provided further, that on the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and seven, the said county board of education shall turn over to said board of graded school trustees all public school property in said graded school district. And the treasurer of Bertie County school funds shall, on said thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and seven, pay to the treasurer of said board of graded school trustees all funds in his hands belonging to the public schools in said graded school district.