The Common School System of the State of New York: Comprising the Several General Laws Relating to Common Schools, Together with Full Expositions, Instructions and Forms ... To which is Prefixed a Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress and Present Outline of the System
Johnson and Davis, 1851 - 408 pages
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Page 359 - 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 58 - The capital of the common school fund, the capital of the literature fund, and the capital of the United States deposit fund, shall be respectively preserved inviolate. The revenue of the said common school fund shall be applied to the support of common schools; the revenue of the said literature fund shall be applied to * As amended November 3.
Page 326 - ... at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per cent. per annum...
Page 40 - I do not hesitate, therefore, to recommend the establishment of schools in which they may be instructed by teachers speaking the. same language with themselves and professing the same faith.
Page 96 - 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 277 - To keep and preserve all records, books and papers belonging to his office and to deliver the same to his successor. For a refusal or neglect so to do, he shall forfeit fifty dollars for the benefit of the schools of the district, to be recovered by the trustees.
Page 202 - 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 367 - The treasurer shall pay, on the warrant of the comptroller, to the order of any one or more of the school commissioners, such sum of money as the commissioner of education shall certify to be due to them for expenses in holding a teachers...
Page 116 - If the sum of money, payable by any person named in such tax-list, shall not be paid by him or collected by such warrant within the time therein limited, it shall and may be lawful for the trustees to renew such warrant in respect to such delinquent person...
Page 131 - 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.