A History of Education in Missouri: The Essential Facts Concerning the History and Organization of Missouri's Schools (Google eBook)

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Hugh Stephens Printing Company, 1911 - Education - 312 pages
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Page 26 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Page 171 - And it shall be the duty of the General Assembly as soon as may be to provide effectual means for the improvement and permanent security of the funds of said University.
Page 27 - Neither the general assembly nor any county, city, town, township, school district or other public corporation shall ever make any appropriation or pay from any public fund whatever, anything in aid of any church or sectarian purpose, or to help support or sustain any school, academy, seminary, college, university or other literary or scientific institution, controlled by any church or sectarian denomination whatever...
Page 11 - ... according to the number of children in each, between the ages of five and fifteen years...
Page 175 - State or by the terms of the grant, gift or devise, shall be paid into the State Treasury; and, together with so much of the ordinary revenue of the State as may be by law set apart for that purpose, shall be faithfully appropriated for establishing and maintaining in this State a system of free public schools and for no other uses or purposes whatsoever.
Page 27 - The supervision of instruction in the public schools shall be vested in a Board of Education, whose powers and duties shall be prescribed by law.
Page 27 - ... church or sectarian purpose, or to help support or sustain any school, academy, seminary, college, university, or other literary or scientific institution, controlled by any church or sectarian denomination whatever; nor shall any grant or donation of land, money, or other personal property ever be made by the state, or any such public corporation, to any church, or for any sectarian purpose.
Page 303 - ... dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 304 - Reserve, according to laws regulating the same ; and all other moneys for the use of schools in the county, and not otherwise appropriated by law, to the proper...
Page 22 - There shall be elected in each county, by the electors thereof, one clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, who shall hold his office for the term of three years, and until his successor shall be elected and qualified.

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