System of Public Instruction and Public School Law of Michigan

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Ingals, Hedges & Company, printers to the State, 1858 - Education
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Page 28 - It is hereby ordained and declared by the authority aforesaid that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact, between the original states and the people and states in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
Page 30 - That the seventy-two sections of land set apart and reserved for the use and support of a university by an act of Congress approved on the twentieth day of May, eighteen hundred and twentysix, entitled "An act concerning a seminary of learning in the Territory of Michigan...
Page 271 - The legislature shall encourage the promotion of intellectual, scientific, and agricultural improvement, and shall, as soon as practicable, provide for the establishment of an agricultural school.
Page 33 - The legislature shall, within five years from the adoption of this constitution, provide for and establish a system of primary schools, whereby a school shall be kept without charge for tuition* at least three months in each year, in every school district in the State ; and all instruction in said schools shall be conducted in the English language.
Page 168 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 301 - The legislature shall encourage, by all suitable means, the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Page 273 - ... all branches of study which pertain to a common school education; in the elements of the natural sciences, including agricultural chemistry, animal and vegetable physiology; in the fundamental laws of the United States and of the State of Illinois, in regard to the rights and duties of citizens, and such other studies as the board of education may, from time to time,, prescribe.
Page 33 - to be appropriated solely to the use and support of a University, and for no other use or purpose whatsoever.
Page 168 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue...
Page 302 - The University of Michigan." ohject*< Sec. 2. The objects of the university shall be to provide the inhabitants of the state with the means of acquiring a thorough knowledge of the various branches of literature, science and the arts.

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