PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 324-JULY 25, 1947 PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPERATING EXPENSES Ante, p. 369. 49 Stat. 1488. 20 U. S. C.0§ 15h- 15q. Ante, p. 244 . Repairs to other municipal buildings. Report to Congress. Deaf and dumb, and blind persons. 34 U. s..C. 945. 41 Stat. 387. D.C . Code §§ 31-701 to 31-720. 60 Stat. 875. Ante, p. 260; post, p. 750. General administration: For expenses necessary for the general administration of the public-school system of the District of Columbia, $556,300. General supervision and instruction: For expenses necessary for supervision, instruction, and education in the teachers colleges and in the day, evening, and summer public schools of the District of Columbia, and the education of foreigners of all ages in the American- ization schools; including textbooks; and subsistence supplies for pupils attending the schools for crippled children; $13,546,620. Vocational education, George-Barden program: For expenses necessary for the development of vocational education in the Dis- trict of Columbia in accordance with the Act of June 8, 1936, as amended, including allowances for privately owned automobiles used for the performance of official duties within the District of Columbia (not to exceed $100 per annum for each automobile), $185,900. Operation of buildings and grounds and maintenance of equip- ment: For expenses necessary for the operation of school buildings and grounds and the purchase and repair of equipment, including insurance of District-owned or borrowed passenger motor vehicles, $2,542,000. Repairs and maintenance of buildings and grounds: For expenses necessary for the repair, maintenance, and improvement of school buildings, mechanical equipment, and school grounds, $1,130,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for making repairs to other municipal buildings, subject to reimbursement from other applicable appropriations for the cost of such work, and a report of all such expenditures shall be submitted to Congress in the annual Budget. Auxiliary educational services: For the maintenance and instruc- tion of deaf and dumb persons of the District of Columbia admitted to the Columbia Institution for the Deaf, and for the maintenance and instruction of colored deaf mutes of teachable age, and blind children, of the District of Columbia, in Maryland or some other State, by contract entered into by the Commissioners, for the trans- portation of children attending schools or classes established by the Board of Education for physically handicapped children, and for carrying out the provisions of the Act of December 16, 1944 (58 Stat. 811), $96,600. Teachers' retirement appropriated fund: To carry out the Act of January 15, 1920, as amended by the Act of June 11, 1926 (44 Stat. 727), and the Act of August 7, 1946 (Public Law 624), $1,707,000: Provided, That the Treasury Department shall prepare the estimates of the annual appropriations required to be made to the teachers' retirement fund, and shall make actuarial valuations of such fund at intervals of five years, or oftener if deemed necessary by the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioners are authorized to expend from money to the credit of the teachers' retirement fund not exceeding $5,000 per annum for this purpose, including personal services, without regard to the civil-service and classification laws. CAPITAL OUTLAY For furnishing and equipping the following school buildings: Bunker Hill Elementary School, Central Senior High School, Chamberlain Vocational High School, Crummell Elementary School, Dunbar Senior High School, Kimball Elementary School, Kramer 428 [61 STAT.