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Fourth, A financial statement, showing in detail the moneys received and expended, with an itemized statement of re

ceipts and expenditures, as near as may be. Treasurer, (477) § 1200. SEC. 11. The board shall elect a treasurer, bond, amount who shall furnish bonds with two sureties, or a surety bond of.

from any surety company authorized by the laws of this state to execute same, in the penal sum of not less than forty

thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful discharge of Cost of bond. his duties. Whenever the treasurer shall furnish a surety

bond which shall be approved by the board, the cost thereof not exceeding one-half per centum per annum shall be paid out of the treasury of the state of Michigan upon the warrant

of the proper officer after being first allowed by the board of Compensa- state auditors. Such treasurer shall receive such compensation.

tion as to the board may seem just.

(478) $ 1201. SEC. 12. The ten sections of salt spring priated, disposition of, lands located by the board of education under the provisions etc.

of sections fifteen and sixteen of “An act to establish a state normal school," approved March twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, together with the fifteen sections of said salt spring lands located under the provisions of section sixteen of said act, and all such lands as may be granted by congress or received or set apart in any manner in lieu of any portion of said land, to which the title may prove insufficient, and all donations, in land or otherwise, to the state in trust or to the board of education for the support of a normal school, shall constitute a fund to be called the normal school

endowment fund, and shall be reserved from sale until the Minimum

same shall be appraised. The minimum price of said lands price, appraisal, etc. shall be four dollars per acre, and it shall be the duty of the

officer authorized to sell said lands, to cause the same to be appraised as soon as practicable, in the manner provided for the appraisal of other lands; none of said lands shall be sold for less than the minimum price fixed by law. It shall not be necessary to appraise any of said lands which have heretofore been appraised under existing provisions of law; and the proceeds of sales of any of said lands heretofore appraised and sold shall constitute a part of the fund herein provided. After such appraisal, such land shall be and remain subject to sale at the state land office as is now, or shall be hereafter, provided by law, and the principal shall be and remain a perpetual fund for the use of said institution, except as herein provided. The installments of principal paid by the purchasers shall be paid into the state treasury, and the interest thereon from the time of its receipt, or from the time of the preceding computation of interest as the same may be, shall be computed by the auditor general and the state treasurer at the close of each fiscal year, at the rate of six per cent per annum, and together with all interest paid by purchasers of said lands, shall be passed to the credit of the normal school interest fund.

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(479) § 1202. Sec. 13. The normal school interest fund, Board to and any moneys which may be from time to time appropriated bf funds, etc. for the purposes of the said normal school, shall be under the direction and control of said state board of education, subject to the provisions herein contained, and shall be paid to the treasurer of said board from time to time by the state treasurer on the warrant of the auditor general drawn upon the certificate of the president and secretary of said board of education that said money is needed. No such warrant shall be given except on accounts audited and allowed by said board, covering as near [nearly) as may be the amounts previously furnished: Provided, That said board, for the Proviso. months of January, February and March, in the years in which the regular sessions of the legislature are held, shall draw money for current expenses as provided in section four hundred and nineteen of Howell's annotated statutes.

(480) § 1203. Sec. 14. The members of the state board Compensation of education shall receive three dollars per day for their actual services, and also their necessary traveling and other expenses, to be paid by the state treasurer out of the general funds in the manner already provided by law for the payment of the accounts of boards of state institutions.

(481) $ 1204. SEC. 15. Said board shall hold at least Duty at one meeting each year, at which they shall examine teachers, meeting. and shall grant certificates to such as have taught in the schools of the state at least two years and who shall, upon a thorough and critical examination in every study required for such certificate, be found to possess eminent scholarship, ability and good moral character. Such certificate shall be Certificate, signed by the members of said board, and be impressed with how signed, its seal, and shall entitle the holder to teach in any of the public schools of this state without further examination, and shall be valid for life unless revoked by said board. No certificate shall be granted except upon the examination herein described: Provided, That the said state board of education Proviso, normay, in its discretion, indorse state teachers' certificates mal training granted upon examinations, normal school diplomas or certificates, or other state certificates granted in other states, if it be shown to the satisfaction of said board that such certificates are for life and that the examinations required or courses of study pursued are fully equal to the requirements of this state: Provided further, That the state board of education may grant a limited certificate to a graduate of a nor- viso, limited mal school of another state who does not hold a life certificate if it be shown to the satisfaction of said board that the courses of study pursued are fully equal to the requirements of this state for a life certificate. After three years' teaching experience satisfactory to the state board of education said board may issue a life certificate to a person who has received such limited certificate: Provided, That in Proviso, cercities in this state comprising a single school district having tain districts.

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a population of two hundred fifty thousand or over, and maintaining a normal training school for the training of teachers for the public schools, the state board of education may issue life certificates and degrees to the graduates of such normal training school if the course of study pursued shall be approved by the state board of education.

Am. 1919, Act 157; 1921, Act 52. Certain text- (482) § 1205. Sec. 16. The said board shall examine all books, etc., duty of

text-books in physiology and hygiene offered for use in the board relat- public schools of this state, and approve those only which ing thereto.

comply with the law relative to the space required to be devoted to the consideration of the nature and effects of alcobolic drinks and narcotics, as provided in act one hundred and sixty-four of the public acts of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven. It shall also be the duty of said board to distribute to the various educational institutions of the state such specimens of copper, iron and other ores and rocks prescribed for such distribution under the provisions of section three of act nine of the public acts of eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, being compiler's section eight hundred and forty-one of Howell's annotated statutes.

The act of 1887 referred to is act 165, instead of 164. It amends section 15, ch. 3 of the general laws of 1881 relative to public instruction and will be found

in section 60 of this compilation. Disposition

(483) $ 1206. SEC. 17. All insurance moneys or means of insurance collected, received or made available at any time, from poli

cies of insurance, or by reason of insurance policies upon the said normal school buildings and property shall be and the same are hereby designated and set apart as a fund or means

for rebuilding and refurnishing the said buildings. Certificate (484) $ 1208. Sec. 18. Any person holding a certificate filed with county com

issued or approved by the authority of the state board of missioner. education, desiring to teach in any school under the jurisdic

tion of a county commissioner of schools shall file the said certificate, or a copy of the same, in the office of the commissioner of schools in the county in which he or she desires to teach.

moneys, etc.

NORMAL SCHOOLS.

An Act to establish a normal school in central Michigan.

[Act 261, P. A. 1895.]

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Central

(485) 1213. SECTION 1. That a normal school for the Michigan,chool preparation and training of persons for teaching in the rural

district schools, and the primary departments of the graded schools of the state, to be known as “Central Michigan normal school," be established and continued at the city of

established.

of education to procure

Mount Pleasant in Isabella county, to be located upon block ten of the normal school addition to said city, known as “normal campus,” and being a block of land in area between eight and ten acres.

(486) § 1214. SEC. 2. The state board of education is state board hereby authorized and directed to procure a good and sufficient deed of conveyance, to be accompanied with abstract of deed. title and tax history, to be approved by the attorney general, conveying to the said board of education and its successors a good and unincumbered title in fee simple to said lands and buildings thereon, for such school, and a proper article of sale of all the library, school furniture and apparatus therein, said lands and buildings and personal property to be donated to the state of Michigan, in consideration of the establishment of said school, and to be conveyed within thirty days after the passage of this act.

(487) § 1215. SEC. 3. Said school shall be under and under control subject to the control of the state board of education, accord board of ing to the provisions of act number one hundred ninety-four education. of the public acts of eighteen hundred and eight-nine, of Michigan, entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the laws relative to the state board of education, and amendments thereto,” which is made applicable to this school, except as herein otherwise provided. The act referred to immediately precedes this. See sections 467-84.

An Act to change the name of the “Michigan state normal school" to

“Michigan state normal college."

[Act 52, P. A. 1899.] The People of the State of Michigan enact: (488) § 1209. SECTION 1. The institution now known Change name

of normal and designated under the name and style of “Michigan state

school at normal school” shall hereafter be known as the “Michigan Ypsilanti. state normal college." Sec. 2. Repealing clause.

An Act to provide for the location, establishment and conduct of a

normal school at Marquette, in the upper peninsula of this state, and to make an appropriation for the same.

[Act 51, P. A. 1899.] The People of the State of Michigan enact: (489) § 1219. SECTION 1. That a normal school shall be Name of located at Marquette, to be known as the Northern state

school.

Purpose.

Selection of site.

Area and location.

Deed or conveyance.

normal school, for the purpose of instructing persons in the several branches pertaining to a public school education, and in the science and the art of teaching the same.

(490) § 1220. SEC. 2. The state board of education is hereby authorized to procure a suitable site for the grounds and buildings for said normal school, which site shall consist of at least twenty acres of land, located within one and one-half miles of the present location of the postoffice in said city of Marquette. Said state board of education shall pay for such site a sum not exceeding one dollar, which sum is hereby appropriated for the use of said state board of education out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be drawn on the requisition of said state board of education and the warrant of the auditor general, as the moneys and appropriations are drawn. Said state board of education shall procure good and sufficient deed or conveyance of such site and grounds, and have the title for the same duly recorded. When so recorded, the said deed of conveyance, with an abstract of title showing a clear and unincumbered title, and all papers relating thereto shall be deposited in the office of the auditor general.

Sections 3, 4 and 5 provided appropriations for buildings and maintenance of the school.

(491) § 1224. Sec. 6. The said northern state normal school shall be under and subject to the control of the state board of education, according to the provisions of act number one hundred ninety-four of the public acts of eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws relative to the state board of education, and amendments thereto, also according to the provisions of act number one hundred and seventy-five of the public acts of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled "An act to fix the relation of the existing normal schools of the state,” which laws are made applicable to the school, except as herein otherwise provided.

Control of school.

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Name, etc.

An Act to provide for the locating, establishing and maintaining of

a state normal school in the western part of the state, to make ap-
propriations therefor and to provide a tax to meet the same.

[Act 156, P. A. 1903.)
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
(492) § 1225. SECTION 1. A state normal school shall
be located, established and maintained in the western part of
the state, at such place as the state board of education shall
designate, to be known as the “Western state normal school,"
for the preparation and training of persons for teaching in
the rural district schools, and the primary departments of
the graded schools of the state.

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