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CHAPTER 358 AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE STATE FOR THE TERM OF EIGHT MONTHS WITHOUT THE LEVY OF AN AD VALOREM TAX THEREFOR. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Principals Allowed. In all schools with fewer than fifty teachers allowed under the provisions of this Act, the principals shall be included in the number of teachers allowed. In schools with fifty or more teachers, one whole time principal shall be allowed; that for each forty teachers in addition to the first fifty, one additional whole time principal, when and if actually employed, shall be allowed: Provided, that in the allocation of State funds for principals, the salary of white principals shall be determined by the number of white teachers employed in the white schools, and the salary of colored principals shall be determined by the number of colored teachers employed in the colored schools: Provided, further, that where a white school and a colored school are both under the control of the same district committee and where the principal of the white school is called upon by the district committee to perform certain duties in connection with the operation of the colored school such as aiding in the employment of teachers and in the general supervision of the colored school, the State School Commission and the State Board of Education may in their discretion take such service into consideration in the fixing of the principals salary and may make a reasonable allowance for same.