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GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS
SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE, 1891
During the last session of the Legislature several amendments were made to the school law, and new laws were enacted in regard to the supervision of schools, the granting of teachers' certificates by the University of Michigan, the introduction of the kindergarten method into the public schools of the State, and the organization of township school districts in the Upper Peninsula. The numbers refer to the sections, chapters and pages of the compilation of 1889. It is suggested that this copy be pasted in your copy of the school law, and that some mark be made to indicate the sections amended. A copy of this pamphlet will be furnished to any school officer or teacher on application to the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Lansing
FERRIS S. FITCH, Superintendent of Public Instruction.
AMENDMENTS TO SCHOOL LAWS.
CHAPTER III.SECTION 19.
[ (8 46.) Page 21. Amended by act No. 21. Takes effect Oct. 1, 1891.]
SEC. 19. The district board may admit to the district Non-resident schools non-resident pupils, and may determine the rates of tuition of such pupils and collect the same: Provided, That Proviso. when non-resident pupils, their parents or guardians, pay a school tax in said district, the same shall be credited on their tuition a sum not to exceed the amount of such tuition and they shall only be required to pay tuition for the difference therein.
CHAPTER X.-SECTION 3.
[ ($ 109.) Page 40. Amended by act No. 21. Takes effect Oct. 1, 1891.)
SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the board of trustees in Duty of trustees, any graded school district: First
, To classify and grade the pupils attending schools To classify in such district and cause them to be taught in such schools or departments as they may deem expedient; Second, To establish in such district a high school when To establish
high school, etc. ordered by a vote of the district at an annual meeting, and to determine the qualifications for admission to such school, and the fees to be paid for tuition in any branch taught therein: Provided, That when non-resident pupils, their proviso as to parents or guardians, shall pay a school tax in said district, Dils: tuition, the same shall be credited on their tuition' a sum not to exceed the amount of such tuition and they shall only be required to pay tuition for the difference between the amount of the tax and the amount charged for tuition;
Third, To audit and order the payment of all [of] the To audit and pay accounts of the director for incidental or other expenses accounts. incurred by him in the discharge of his duties; but no more than fifty dollars shall be expended by the director in one year for repairs of the buildings or appurtenances of