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MARYLAND MANUAL. 17

County Superintendent of Schools
(Appointed by County Boards of Education)

County Name Address
Allegany....................................Charles L. Kopp......................Cumberland
Anne Arundel.....George Fox .............................................................. Annapolis
Baltimore...........CIarence G. Cooper...Towson
Calvert...................Franklm D. Day..............Prince Frederick
Caroline...............Edward M. Noble.........................................Denton
Carroll....................................Maurice S. H. Unger..........Westminster
Cecil...................Howard T. Kuhl.....................Elkton
Charles................F. Bernard Gwynn............La Plata
Dorchester......James B. Noble................................................... Cambridge
Frederick...........................G. Lloyd Palmer.......Frederick
Garrett.............................Franklin E. Kathbun..., .. . ... . . Oakland
Harford...........................C. Milton Wright........... Belair
Howard.............Woodland C. Phillips.......Ellicott City
Kent.....................Louis C. Robinson....Chestertown
Montgomery.............Edwin W. Broome....Rockville
Prince Georges'............Nicholas Orem ...............................Upper Marlboro
Queen Anne's.....Thomfts O. Bennett.........................Centreville
St. Mary's.............Lettia M. Dent..................Leonardtown
Somerset.............Eugene W. Pruitt...............Princess Anne
Talbot................................Oscar M. Fogle................Easton
Washington..................B. J. Grimes................................................Hagerstown
Wicomico..................James M. Bennett.......Salisbury
Worcester...............Artliar C. Humphreys..........................Snow Hill
Baltimore City-........David E. Weglein....................Baltimore

The head of the Department of Education is the State Board of
Education.

In accordance with Chapter 506 of the Acts of 1916, the members
of the State Board of Education are appointed by the Governor. One
member is appointed annually for a term of seven years from the first
Monday in May next succeeding the appointment. Neither the Governor
nor the State Superintendent of Schools is a member of this Board,
as was the case before 1916.

The State Board of Education selects a State Superintendent of
Schools, and through him and his assistants, has general control of
the Public School System of the State. The Board is a legislative
body, and, as such, enacts by-laws and prescribes rules and regulations
for carrying into effect the provisions of the school laws. These by-
laws and rules include regulations for the construction of school build-
ings, for grading and standardizing all public schools, for the certifi-
cation of public school teachers, for taking the bi-ennial school cen-
sus, and for a uniform series of forms and blanks for the use of
county superintendents, school officials and teachers.

The State Superintendent of Schools is the executive officer of the
Board. The members of the State Board of Education and the State
Superintendent of Schools are ex-officio trustees of the State Normal
Schools,

State Superintendent of Schools.

The present position was created by the General Assembly of 1900,
the principal of the Maryland State Normal School before that time
(1872-1900) being ex-officio State Superintendent. The State Superin-
tendent of Schools is appointed by the State Board of Education for a
term of four years and is ex-officio secretary and treasurer of the
Board.

He is the executive officer of the State Board of Education, which,
in addition to having general control of the State School System, is
charged with the duties of interpreting school laws and acting with-

 

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