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80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 208 -JULY 7,1947 than his annual compensation as of June 30, 1947, including the addi- tional compensation authorized by the Act entitled "An Act to authorize increases in the salary rates of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia whose pay is fixed and regulated by the 'District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945', as amended", approved July 31, 1946. When used in this Act, the words "master's degree" shall mean a master's degree granted in course by an accredited higher educational institution. SEC. 3 . The Board of Education, on recommendation of the Super- intendent of Schools, is authorized, empowered, and directed to assign, at the time of appointment, teachers, school officers, or other employees hereafter appointed to the salary classes and positions in the fore- going salary schedule in accordance with previous experience, eligi- bility qualifications possessed, and the character of the duties to be performed by such persons: Provided,That the first year of service of any newly appointed teacher, school officer, or other employee shall be probationary. TITLE III-METHOD OF ASSIGNMENT OF EMPLOYEES TO SALARIES SEC. 4 . For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, each teacher, school officer, or other employee in the service of the Board of Education on permanent or probationary tenure on June 30, 1947, shall, except as provided in section 2 of this Act, receive the salary provided in the foregoing schedule for his class or position in accordance with the following rules: (a) For the purposes of the following provisions of this section and of section 5 of this Act, the annual compensation received by any teacher, school officer, or other employee shall be defined as the annual compensation received by such employee on June 30, 1947, under the provisions of title I of the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, approved July 21, 1945, exclusive of any additional compen- sation authorized by the Act approved July 31, 1946. (b) Teachers, school officers, or other employees shall receive an increase in their annual compensation at the rate of $600 at the begin- ning of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948: Provided, That each teacher, school officer, or other employee shall receive during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, the minimum or basic salary of the class or class and group to which he is assigned where the minimum or basic salary of said class or class and group exceeds by more than $600 the annual compensation received by such employee on June 30, 1947: Providedfurther, That each teacher, school officer, or other employee whose salary is increased at the rate of not more than $600 per annum during the fiscal year ending June 30,1948, shall also receive one annual increase in salary in the amount provided in title I of this Act for his class or class and group if he would have been entitled to an annual increase on July 1, 1947, under the provisions of said Act of July 21, 1945, as amended. SEC. 5. (a) Each teacher, school officer, or other employee in the service of the Board of Education on probationary tenure on June 30, 1947, whose annual compensation is increased under the provisions of this Act at the rate of not more than $600 during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and each teacher, school officer, or other employee who may be appointed or promoted on probationary tenure after June 30, 1947, shall receive his first annual increase on the date of his permanent appointment or promotion. (b) Each teacher, school officer, or other employee in the service of the Board of Education on probationary tenure on June 30, 1947, whose annual compensation is increased under the provisions of this 60 Stat. 717. Post, p. 260. "Master's degree." Teachers, etc., here- after appointed. Assignment. Probationary pe- riod. Rules. Annual compensa- tion defined. 59 Stat. 488; 60 Stat. 717. D.C. Code, Supp V, 31 -638. Post,p. 260 . Increases. Minimum compen- sation. Ante, p. 248. 59 Stat. 488. D. C . Code, Supp. V, 5§ 31-638 to 31-658 . Post, p. 260. Teachers, etc., on probationary tenure. First annual in- crease. 253 61 STAT.]