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teachers.

the State Treasurer and credited to the primary school interest

fund. Regarding Sec. 5. All teachers in such schools shall be appointed

and employed as other public school teachers are appointed and employed. All persons appointed to teach in any such school shall have had special training for teaching, and shall also have had special training in the teaching of the deaf,

including at least one year's experience as a teacher in a school System taught. for the deaf. The so-called “oral” system shall be taught by

such teachers, and if after a fair trial of nine months, any of such children shall for any reason be unable to learn such oral method, then no further expense shall be incurred in the effort to teach such child so unable to learn such oral method

in such primary schools. Persons coming Sec. 6. For the purpose of this act, any person of sound provision.

mind, who, by reason of defective hearing, cannot profitably be educated in the public schools, as other children are, shall be considered deaf.

under this

(Act No. 44, 1899.]

An Act to provide for the publication and distribution of Laws and

Documents, Reports of the several Officers, Boards of Officers and
Public Institutions of this State now or hereafter to be published, and
to provide for the replacing of books lost by fire or otnerwise, and
to provide for the publication and distribution of the Official Directory
and Legislative Manual of the State of Michigan, etc.
(From this act only such portions are quoted as relate directly to the pub-
lic school system.)

Annual report

SECTION 11. There shall be printed of the annual report of de superintend the Superintendent of Public Instruction a sufficient number of public

to supply all school libraries in the State with one copy each, which copy shall be bound in the same style as provided by this act for binding State publications for library distribution; also one copy each to the following persons or institutions: . To each Superintendent of Public Instruction, State University and State Normal School in the United States, each living exsuperintendent and deputy superintendent of public instruction in this State, each member of county boards of examiners; each city superintendent of schools; two hundred copies for deposit with the Secretary of State for future distribution, and such number of additional copies as the Superintendent of Public Instruction may, in his discretion, deem necessary, not exceeding three hundred copies. Said report shall not exceed three hundred pages, including context and index, such pages to be the size of the pages of the report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the year eighteen hundred ninetyfive. Not to exceed the sum of fifty dollars for any one report shall be expended for cuts or illustrations for said report: Provided, That said fifty dollars shall cover the cost for special paper, if necessary for such cuts, and also the cost of making such cuts.

instruction.

To whom distributed.

Number of pages.

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distribution.

Scetion thirty provides for the distribution of the Legis. Distribạtion of lative Manual (Red Book), and the list includes one copy manual. for each of the following: Each district, graded, and city school; each library other than school library; each township, village, and city clerk, and the county commissioner of schools.

Sec. 32. It shall be the duty of the county commissioners Dont of county of schools to distribute all copies of the "Official Directory and Legislative Manual” to the schools in their respective counties, as provided in section thirty of this act; and also to see that the same are kept for the use of said schools, and it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to direct and oversee the prompt distribution of the laws, journals, documents and reports mentioned in this act, whose distribution is not otherwise provided for; and said laws, journals, documents, and reports shall be shipped to the several county clerks and county commissioners of schools in the State and be distributed by them to the persons, officers, corporations and societies within their respective counties entitled to the same, and that, until so distributed, they shall be carefully preserved by said county clerks and county commissioners of schools. That the accounts for boxes furnished to the Secretary of State for package and distribution shall be audited and allowed by the Eispense of Board of State Auditors and paid out of the State treasury, and the expense of transportation from the office of the Secre. tary of State to the county clerks and county commissioners of schools, and of distribution by them to the persons entitled to the same, shall be audited and allowed by the boards of supervisors and paid out of the county treasuries.

SEC. 33. It shall be the duty of the several county clerks Receipt to and county commissioners of schools, upon receiving any of state.

secretary of the books mentioned in this act, to receipt to the Secretary of State for the same, which receipt shall be filed and preserved in the office of the Secretary of State; and it shall also be the duty of the said county clerks and county commissioners of schools to distribute said books as provided in this act, and to report at the expiration of a month after each reception of books to the Secretary of State, on blanks furnished by him, by giving a full statement of all of said books remaining in his office, together with the names of the officers neglecting to call for the books to which they are entitled; and it shall be the duty of all persons, officers, corporations and societies, upon receiving any of the books mentioned in this act, tó receipt respectively to the county clerk and county commissioner of schools for the same, which receipt shall be filed and preserved in the office of the county clerk and county commissioner of schools respectively. It shall also be the duty of the Secretary of State to notify each person to whom any secretartjor

Notification by books are sent, except township officers, either directly or in state. care of the county clerk, which are required by this act to be kept in any library or passed over to any successor in office, and that each person receiving such notice shall, within a reasonable time, apply to the county clerk for the books men

tioned in this notice, if such books were sent to the county clerk, and obtain the same; and if such books have been received by the county clerk and are not called for as aforesaid, such person thus notified shall be held responsible in the same manner and to the like extent as in the case of his neglect or refusal to deliver over to his successor books received by him, except that books sent for the use of township officers may be sent to either the township clerk or county clerk, when the Secretary of State shall notify the township clerk, who shall draw all of the books for the officers of his township and distribute the same.

Section thirty-four provides that each city, village, township, and county officer shall, when he ceases to hold such office, deliver over to his successor in office all such books received by him which are required by this act to be placed in his library.

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CALIFORNIA

APPENDIX.

FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS

UNDER THE SCHOOL

LAWS:

FORM No. 1.

Notice by the Clerk of the Board of Inspectors to a taxable Inhabitant of a District of the

Time of its Formation.

[See Sections 4647, 4648, Compiled Laws 1897.] TO A.

.B.
SIR—The board of school inspectors of the township of.

.have formed a school district in said township, to be known as district No.

and bounded as follows: [Here insert the description.] The first meeting of said district will be held at..

on the ... ...day of ..18.... at... o'clock ....M., and you are instructed to notify every legal voter of said district of the same, at least five days previous to said meeting, either personally or by leaving a written notice at his place of residence. You will indorse on this notice a return, showing each notification, with the date or dates thereof, and deliver the same to the chairman of said meeting. Dated this... .day of.

18.... (Signed.)

C..

D...
Clerk of the Board of School Inspectors.

FORM No. 2.

Notice of First Meeting-when made in writing to be left at the house of every legal voter.

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[See Sections 4647, 4648, 1662, Compiled Laws 1897.] To C... .D..... SIR–School district No......of the township of.

having been formed by the board of school inspectors, you, as a legal voter in said district, are hereby notified that the first meeting thereof will be held at.

on the.... day of.....

18. ..., at....0'clock....M. Dated this. .. day of.

A.

B... [The person appointed to give notice.]

18...:

FORM No. 3.

Endorsement upon the notice (Form No. 1) by Taxable Inhabitant.

[See Sections 4647, 4648, 4662, Compiled Laws 1897.] I, A...,

B..

hereby returned the within (or annexed) notice, having notified the qualified voters of the district, as follows:

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Notice by Toronship Clerk to Director, of Alteration in District.

[See Section 4656, Compiled Laws 1897.] To the Director of School District No... Township of

SIR–At a meeting of the board of school inspectors of the township of. held.

18. ..., the boundaries of school district No...... township of..

were altered in such manner that the territory of said district now includes the following: (Here insert the description.] Dated this.... ..day of.

18.... (Signed.)

C..

D..
Clerk of the Board of School Inspectors.

FORM No. 5.

Acceptance of office by District Officers, to be filed with the Director.

[See Sections 4670, 4747, 4763, 4825, Compiled Laws 1897.] I do hereby accept the office of.

..in school district No..... of the township of... Dated this... ..day of.

18.... (Signed.)

A.

B.

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