The Ohio Teacher; Devoted to the Interests of the Teachers of Ohio, and to the Cause of Education Volume 30

The Ohio Teacher; Devoted to the Interests of the Teachers of Ohio, and to the Cause of Education Volume 30

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... force to the one mill levy for the common-school fund. But that is not all. The constitution of the state makes it the duty of the General Assembly to pro vide an efficient system of common schools throughout the state. The history of the development of the public schools of the state, as we have seen, before the adoption of our present state constitution in 1851, caused the framers of this constitution to incorporate into this fundamental law of the state--the State Constitution--the advancement that had been gained by experience. This was approved by the people and unmistakably and forcefully expressed in Sec. 2 of Art. VI, above quoted. To repeal this one mill levy without giving a reliable equivalent is in direct violation of the spirit of the state constitution. It must not be overlooked that the state common-school fund is necessary to meet the requirements of the state constitution. Its purpose is to equalize the inequalities in educational opportunities caused by the inequalities in the natural resources of the different sections of the state. This common-school fund is a state fund. The one mill levy is a state tax, levied on the grand tax duplicate of the state by the state. This state tax is collected in the counties by the county treasurers, who in this capacity are simply state agents doing state duty in collecting state taxe.-1 for the maintenance of the "state common-school fund." What a county pays in and what a county gets back is entirely a state matter. Two Entirely Distinct Things.--A study of tha history of the schools given should make clear to any thinking person that the state taxes collected in the counties for the state common-school fund, and the distribution of this state common-school fund more

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  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236828496
  • 9781236828491