1923 public laws – Ch. 136 Sec. 42

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CHAPTER 136 AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSOLIDATED STATUTES AND TO CODIFY THE LAWS RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Whereas the acts of the General Assembly relating to public education are for the purpose of aiding all the people, and espe- cially school officials, in maintaining and conducting a system of public schools and in providing revenue for the same; and Whereas a great need is apparent for collecting all the laws relating to public education and codifying them in such a way as to set forth as clearly as possible the legal duties, powers, and responsibilities of the several school officials, in order to give them and all other friends of public education a clearer concep- tion of their duties in maintaining and conducting public schools in accordance with the needs of the people and the provisions of the Constitution: Now, therefore, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact: PART I ARTICLE I. INTERPRETATIONS

Board shall provide schools for Indians in certain counties. It shall be the duty of the county board of education to provide separate schools for Indians as follows: The persons residing in Robeson and Richmond counties supposed to be descendants of a friendly tribe once residing in the eastern portion of the State, known as Croatan Indians, and who have heretofore been known as Croatan Indians, or Indians of Robeson County, and their descendants, shall be known and designated as the Cherokee Indians of Robeson County; and the persons residing in Person County supposed to be descendants of a friendly tribe of Indians and Whites Lost Colony, once residing in the eastern portion of this State, and known as Cubans, and their descendants, shall be known and designated as the Indians of Person County. NotEFor separate schools for Indians in Scotland County, see 1909, 2 720 For separate schools in Cumberland County, see 1907, c. 499, and for Sampson County, see 1917, c. 509 The Indians mentioned above and their descendants shall have separate schools for their children, school committees of their own race and color, and shall be allowed to select teachers of their own choice, subject to the same rules and regulations as are applicable to all teachers in the general school law, and there shall be excluded from such separate schools all children of the negro race to the fourth generation. (C. S. 5546, 5547.) ArT. 4 ScHOOL OFFICIALS SELECTED BY OR RESPONSIBLE TO THE BoaRD OF EDUCATION

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