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An Act to Authorize the Faculties of the State Normal Institutes to Grant Certificates and Diplomas of Qualifications to Teach in the Free Public Schools of this State on Certain Conditions.

December 20, 1881

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1881-1882, Pages 611-612.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina. now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the faculties of the State Normal Institutes which may hereafter he held in this State shall have authority to grant certificates of qualification to teach in the Free Public Schools of this State to such students of the institutes as may be found qualifled upon examination: Provided, That no certificate of qualification shall be granted for a longer time than three years.

SEC. 2. That the faculties of said institutes shall have authority to grant diplomas, which shall exempt the holders from further examination as to qualification to teach in the Free Public Schools of this State: Provided, That no diploma shall be granted to any person who has not attended regularly at least three State Normal Institutes to be held hereafter.

SEC. 3. That the State Board of Examiners shall have authority to prescribe the course of study and the standard of qualification which will entitle applicants to receive certificates of qualification and diplomas as hereinbefore provided.

In the Senate House, the nineteenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one.

John D. Kennedy, President of the Senate.
John C. Sheppard, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 20th, A.D. 1881.
Johnson Hagood, Governor.



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