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THE REVISED EDUCATION LAW, THE DECISIONS OF COURTS AND THE
RULINGS AND DECISIONS OF STATE SUPERINTENDENTS
AND THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
PREPARED FOR THE USE OF CITY AND SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICERS, NORMAL SCHOOLS,
TRAINING CLASSES, TEACHERS
THOMAS E. FINEGAN, A. M., PD. D., LL. D.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
FORMERLY DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA
REVISED TO JANUARY 1, 1920
ALBANY, N. Y.
The Thirteenth Edition of this work has been rewritten and revised to January 1, 1920.
Important amendments have been enacted since the publication of the Twelfth Edition. Article 22 of the Education Law, known as the Industrial School Law, has been entirely rewritten.
The Teachers' Salary Law, establishing minimum salaries for teachers in the cities of the State and providing for salary increases in school districts outside of cities, is in operation. Amendments have been made to the Census Law, the State Tuition Law, the City School Law, and many others which are carefully noted in this edition.
PREFACE TO THIRTEENTH EDITION.
Seventeen years ago the first edition of this work was edited and published. Since that time there has been a great expansion in what is generally recognized throughout the country as a legitimate field of work for a public school system. The larger social outlook possessed by the people and the new community interests now centering in the schools have placed larger demands upon the public school system and upon the officers and teachers, in the various parts of the State, who administer and operate such system.
To meet these new demands there have been modifications of existing statutes and the enactment of new statutes. In the 13th edition of this work the author has endeavored to express in plain terms the meaning of the statutes which regulate the operation and administration of the public school system. The years of service which the author has given to public education in this State gives him an earnest desire to make this volume of the greatest possible service to the teachers and school officers of the State.
T. E, F. November 1, 1919.