PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 208-JULY 7 , 1947 In-service training program. Promotions to higher salary clas or position. Salary. Teachers, instruc- tors, librarians, and research assistants. Assignment; promo- tion. employee and of increased professional attainments as the Board of Education may prescribe, and that after having been declared so eligible and after having received five more annual increases, he shall receive no further increases until he is declared eligible therefor by the Board of Education on the basis of such evidence of successful teaching in the case of a teacher or outstanding service in the case of a school officer or other employee and of increased professional attain- ments as the Board of Education may prescribe. A program of in-service training under regulations to be formulated by the Board of Education shall be established to promote continuous professional growth among the teachers, school officers, and other employees, and such teachers, school officers, and other employees shall annually report evidence of participation in the in-service training program thus established and other evidence of professional growth and accomplishment. SEC. 8 . On and after July 1, 1947, teachers, school officers, and other employees promoted from a lower to a higher salary class or position shall receive a salary in the salary class or position to which promoted which is next above the salary in the salary class or position from which promoted. SEC. 9 . Within the limitations of section 2 of this Act, every teacher, instructor, librarian, and research assistant in the service on July 1, 1947, and every teacher, school officer, or other employee thereafter appointed shall, if the class to which he is assigned be divided into group A and group C, be assigned according to eligibility either to group A or group C, and shall be promoted to group C in salary classes 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 on the basis of documentary evidence establishing the attainment of a recognized master's degree. TITLE V-ACCOMPANYING LEGISLATION Elemtsifcatihonol. SE. 10. For the purpose of determining the classification of prin- principals. cipals in the elementary schools, it shall be the duty of the Board of Education, on the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to designate the number of rooms in each elementary school building or approved combination of elementary school buildings. Firt Assistant Su- SEC. 11 . There shall be two First Assistant Superintendents of perintendents of Schools. Schools, one white First Assistant Superintendent for the white schools who, under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, shall have general supervision over the white schools; and one colored First Assistant Superintendent for the colored schools who, under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, shall have sole charge of all employees, classes, and schools in which colored children are taught. The First Assistant Superintendents shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Superintendent of Schools. Boards of exam SEC. 12. Boards of examiners for carrying out the provisions of the iners. Membership. statutes with reference to examinations of teachers shall consist of the Superintendent of Schools and not less than four nor more than six members of the supervisory or teaching staff of the white schools for the white schools, and of the Superintendent of Schools and not less than four nor more than six members of the supervisory or teach- ing staff of the colored schools for the colored schools. The designa- tions of members of the supervisory or teaching staff for membership on these boards shall be made annually by the Board of Education on the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools. Chief examiners. SEC. 13. There shall be appointed by the Board of Education, on the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, a chief examiner for the board of examiners for white schools. An Associate Super- intendent in the colored schools shall be designated by the Superin- tendent of Schools as chief examiner for the board of examiners for 258 [61 STAT.