The Public Schools of Philadelphia: Historical, Biographical, Statistical

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Burk & McFetridge Company, 1897 - Schools - 680 pages
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Page 67 - Senators shall be at least twenty-five years of age, and representatives twenty-one years of age. They shall have been citizens and inhabitants of the State four years, and inhabitants of their respective districts one year next before their election (unless absent on the public business of the United States, or of this State), and shall reside in their respective districts during their terms of service.
Page 29 - ... the Legislature shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of free public schools for the instruction of all the children in this State between the ages of five and eighteen years.
Page 134 - The controllers of the public schools of the first school district of Pennsylvania...
Page 29 - No money raised for the support of the public schools of the commonwealth, shall be appropriated to, or used for, the support of any sectarian school.
Page 7 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Page 67 - No person hereafter convicted of embezzlement of public moneys, bribery, perjury, or other infamous crime, shall be eligible to the General Assembly, or capable of holding any office of trust or profit in this Commonwealth.
Page 37 - That every parent, guardian or other person in this Commonwealth having control or charge of a child or children between the ages of eight and...
Page 29 - The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public schools, wherein all the children of this Commonwealth above the age of six years may be educated, and shall appropriate at least one million dollars each year for that purpose.
Page 37 - That in case there be no public school in session within two miles, by the nearest traveled road, of any person within the school district, he or she shall not be liable to the provisions of this act...
Page 37 - ... unless such child or children shall be excused from such attendance by the board of the school district in which the parent, guardian or other person resides upon the presentation to said board of satisfactory evidence showing such child or children are prevented from attendance upon school or application to study by mental, physical or other urgent reasons. But the. term urgent reasons shall be strictly construed and shall not permit of irregular attendance.

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