Judicial Decisions of the State Superintendent of Common Schools, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Commissioner of Education, from 1822 to 1913

Judicial Decisions of the State Superintendent of Common Schools, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Commissioner of Education, from 1822 to 1913

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...herein, bearing date 'uly 2o, I893, which order was made without the consent of the appellants, and was filed in the office.of the town clerk of the town of Hempstead. forming a new school district, to be known as district no. 24, town of Hempstead, from a portion of the territory forming district no. I4, and a portion of the territory forming district no. I3. both of the town of Hempstead, of which latter district the appellants are the trustees, said order to take effect on October 25, 1893; and from the order of the local board, confirmatory of said order of uly 20, 1893, which confirmatory order was filed in the office of said town clerk on September 21, 1893. An answer to the appeal has been interposed by the respondent. The main objection of the appellants to the orders appealed from is that it included within said new district no. 24, a strip of land 800 feet in width, from said district no. 13, lying northerly of and adjoining the Merrick and Jamaica plank road. The papers and proofs filed in this appeal show that prior to the date of said preliminary order of the respondent there were two school districts in the town of Hempstead with well-defined boundaries, said districts adjoining each other, and the territory of both districts being divided very nearly equally by the Southern Railroad of Long Island; that the greater portion of district no. 14 laid to the south. and all of district no. 13 laid to the north of said railroad; that the aggregate value of the taxable property in said' district no. 14 was $251,300; that there were two schoolhouses in said district, one of which was built about five years ago and was used for a branch school, capable of accommodating about thirty-six pupils and was located near the railroad...show more

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  • Paperback | 744 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,306g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893174
  • 9781236893178