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§ 115C‑87. Appointment of Textbook Commission.

Shortly after assuming office, the Governor shall appoint a TextbookCommission of 23 members who shall hold office for four years, or until theirsuccessors are appointed and qualified. The members of the Commission shall beappointed by the Governor upon recommendation of the Superintendent. Five ofthese members shall be teachers or principals in grades K‑5; five shallbe teachers or principals in grades 6‑8; four shall be superintendents,teachers, or principals in grades 9‑12; one shall be a superintendent ofa local school administrative unit, three shall be parents of students ingrades K‑5 at the time of appointment; three shall be parents of studentsin grades 6‑8 at the time of appointment; and two shall be parents ofstudents in grades 9‑12 at the time of appointment. The Governor shallfill all vacancies by appointment for the unexpired term. The Commission shallelect a chairman, subject to the approval of the Superintendent. The Commissionshall meet four times a year or at the call of the chair. The members shall beentitled to compensation for each day spent on the work of the Commission asapproved by the Board and to reimbursement for travel and subsistence expenseincurred in the performance of their duties at the rates specified in G.S. 138‑5(a).Compensation shall be paid from funds available to the State Board ofEducation. (1955, c. 1372,art. 24, s. 3; 1969, c. 519, s. 1; 1977, c. 1113; 1981, c. 423, s. 1; 1999‑237,s. 8.30(a).)