Kansas Law-1905

Statute-- Concerning Separate Schools in Kansas City For White and Colored Children
Kansas Session Laws, 1905, Chapter 414, Pages 676-677

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House bill No. 890.

AN ACT relating to the government of schools in Kansas City, Kan., and to amend section 6290 of General Statutes of 1901.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That section 6290, being also section 182, article 10, chapter 92, of the General Statutes 1901, entitled "An act for the regulation and support of common schools," be and the same is hereby amended so that the same shall read and be as follows: Sec. 182. The board of education shall have power to elect their own officers, make all necessary rules for the government of the schools of such city under its charge and control and of the board, subject to the provisions of this act and the laws of this state; to organize and maintain separate schools for the education of white and colored children, including the high schools in Kansas City, Kan.; no discrimination on account of color shall be made in high schools, except as provided herein; to exercise the sole control over the public schools and school property of such city; and shall have the power to establish a high school or high schools in connection with manual training and instruction or otherwise, and to maintain the same as a part of the public-school system of said city.

SEC. 2. That original section 6290, being also section 182, article 10, chapter 92, of the General Statutes of 1901, of which section hereof is amendatory, and all acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official state paper.
Approved February 22, 1905.

Published in official state paper February 28, 1905.