Acts and Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Volume 11

Acts and Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: their respective towns and districts, and shall enquire into the regulation and discipline thereof, and the proficiency of the schollars therein, giving reasonable notice of the time of their visitation. Be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, that all plan-Towna, &c. to tations which shall be taxed to the support of Govern-thVaupporto"' ment and all parishes and precincts, are hereby authorized 8ch001"& empowered at their annual meeting in March or April, to vote and raise such sums of money upon the polls and Preamble. No person to keep a school, until he or ehe obtain a certificate. Forfeiture. Requisite qualifications. rateable estates of their respective inhabitants for the support and maintenance of a school master to teach their children and youth, to read, write and cypher, as they shall judge expedient, to be assessed by their assessors in due proportion and to be collected in like manner, with the public taxes. And whereas schools for the education of children, in the most early stages of life may be kept in toivns, districts or plantations, which schools are not before particularly described in this Act; and that the greatest attention may be given to the early establishing just principles in the tender minds of such children and carefully instructing them in the first principles of reading; Be it enacted, that no person shall be allowed to be a master or mistress of such school, or to keep the same, unless he or she shall obtain a certificate from the selectmen of such town or district where the same may be kept, or the committee appointed by such town, district or plantation to visit their schools, as well as from a learned minister settled therein, if such there he, that he or she is a person of more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236911539
  • 9781236911537