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STATE OF MICHIGAN. Lallis,
GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS
WITH AN APPENDIX OF BLANK FORMS
COMPILED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF
FREDERICK C. MARTINDALE
SECRETARY OF STATE
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Compulsory education of deaf children
Compulsory education of blind children
SCHOOL LAWS OF MICHIGAN.
FINANCE AND TAXATION.
(1) SECTION 1. All subjects of taxation now contributing to the primary school interest fund under present laws shall continue to contribute to that fund, and all taxes from such subjects shall be first applied in paying the interest upon the primary school, university and other educational funds in the order herein named, after which the surplus of such moneys shall be added to and become a part of the primary school interest fund.
(2) SEC. 2. The legislature shall provide by law for an annual tax sufficient with other resources to pa the estimated expenses of the state government, the interest on any state debt and such deficiency as may occur in the resources.
(3) SECTION 1. Religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.
(4) SEC. 2. A superintendent of public instruction shall be elected at the regular election to be held on the first Monday in April, nineteen hundred nine, and every second year thereafter. He shall hold office for a period of two years from the first day of July following his election and until his successor is elected and qualified. He shall have general supervision of public instruction in the state. He shall be a member and secretary of the state board of education. He shall be ex-officio