The Common School System of the State of New York: Comprising the Several General Laws Relating to Common Schools, to which is Prefixed a Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress and Present Outline of the System

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Johnson and Davis, 1851 - 408 pages

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Page 358 - At any meeting of the board of trustees a majority of the trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from time to time...
Page 63 - ... the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars of the revenues of the United States deposit fund shall each year be appropriated to and made part of the capital of the said common school fund.
Page 207 - In the fifth column the value of taxable rents reserved and chargeable upon lands within the tax district, estimated at a principal sum, the interest of which, at the legal rate per annum, shall produce a sum equal to such annual rents and if payable in any other thing except money the value of the rents in money to be ascertained by...
Page 101 - November succeeding such election, execute to the supervisor of his town and file with the town clerk, a bond with one or more sufficient sureties to be approved by the said...
Page 170 - America in the sum of dollars ($ ), for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Witness our hands and seals this day of , 19...
Page 140 - ... whenever, in consequence of the division of a town, or the erection of a new town, in any county, the apportionment then in force shall become unjust, as between two or more of the towns of such county, he is required to make a new apportionment of the school moneys next to be distributed amongst such towns, ascertaining by the best evidence in his power, the facts upon which the ratio of apportionment as to such towns, shall depend.
Page 331 - To contract with, license and employ all teachers in said schools, and at their pleasure to remove them. 7. To pay the wages of such teachers out of the moneys appropriated...
Page 323 - Act, until a statement in writing of the amount required for that purpose shall have been presented to the Board of Education by said School Officers, and together with a copy of the working drawings, plans and specifications of the work to be done, pursuant to the" provisions of this Act, shall have been duly filed and approved of as herein required, and an appropriation shall have been made by the Board of Education therefor.
Page 136 - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.
Page 119 - The valuations of taxable property shall be ascertained, so far as possible, from the last assessment-roll of the town, after revision by the assessors ; and no person shall be entitled to any reduction in the valuation of such property, as so ascertained, unless he shall give notice of his claim to such reduction in writing to the trustees of the district before the tax-list shall be made out.

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