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CHAPTER 57 AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE LEAKSVILLE TOWN- SHIP PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO CREATE A BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH POWERS AND DUTIES INCIDENT TO THE OPERATION OF THE SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all rights, benefits, privileges, powers, and duties which now reside in the district through its committeemen shall remain with the district, and furthermore that all rights, benefits, privileges, powers, and duties that may in the future be granted the public schools in North Carolina shall not be abridged nor withholden from the district by this act. It is further provided that the following powers and duties are hereby granted and imposed upon the aforesaid trustees, and authorization for the performance and execution of the said powers and duties is hereby granted and imposed upon the said trustees of the said Leaksville Township Public School District, and their successors in office, to wit: (a) To establish and maintain within the district as far as means will permit a complete and adequate system of elementary and secondary schools for both white and negro races, such as will meet the standards and recommendations for the public elementary and secondary schools in North Carolina as now are, or as may be established hereafter, by the State Department of Education. (b) To employ a superintendent, principals, teachers and other officials and employees, including an executive secretary, as may be deemed advisable, fix their compensation and order their salaries paid in accordance with the public school law of North Carolina, and to dismiss such employees in accordance with the provisions of the law. (c) To provide and maintain, as means may permit or necessity require, special instruction for delinquent or defective children, kindergartens, evening schools, vocational education, and such other educational instruction and facilities as the said board of trustees may deem advisable. (d) To have power to acquire land for school purposes by purchase of condemnation under the general school law of the State, or under the general law for condemnation of property as set forth in chapter thirty-three of the Consolidated Statutes of North Carolina, entitled Eminent Domain. (e) To adopt and enforce, for the conduct of the schools, rules and regulations not inconsistent with law, and the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education. (f) To have such other powers and functions. as may be assigned to them in the future by act of the General Assembly, or by rule or regulation of the State Board of Education made in conformity with the law.