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CHAPTER 383 AN ACT TO AMEND THE PREAMBLE AND THE SEV- ERAL SECTIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF NORTH CAROLINA. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
School attendance; separation of races. The General Assembly is empowered to enact laws fixing the age within which pupils may attend the public schools, regulating the conditions under which they may attend, and requiring attendance unless educated by other means than in the public schools. The children of the white and colored races shall be taught in separate schools, but equal opportunity of education shall be afforded all the children of the State regardless of race.