Section 11-42-159

Continuation in office of boards of education of consolidating municipalities; election of board of education for consolidated municipality.

The boards of education in the consolidating municipalities shall continue in office and in charge of their respective schools until the next general election after the consolidation, and after such election the council of the consolidated municipality shall elect a board of education as provided by law.

(Acts 1919, No. 423, p. 547; Code 1923, §1868; Code 1940, T. 37, §227.)