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Session Laws, 1838
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CHAP. 371.

nually thereafter, at the place designated by the board
aforesaid as the proper place for the school house of

Elect 4 trustees.

their respective districts, and then elect four trustees

to act in conjunction with one to be appointed by the
board of primary schools as aforesaid, as a board of


Their duties defin-


Sec. 5. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty
of the board of trustees of each district, to ascertain
and determine what scholars shall be admitted it: their
school, who shall be entitled to the poor school fund,
and also shall have full power and authority to admit
such other scholars as may be able to contribute to
said school upon such terms as they may determine,
not exceeding one dollar per month, and it shall bo
their further duty to examine and ascertain the quali-
fication of any teacher or teachers, that may apply for
employment as a teacher to their school, before employ-
ing such teacher, and to visit their schools every two
months during the time it is in operation, to examine
the scholars and to see that their school is properly
conducted in every particular, and they are hereby
authorised to make and adopt such rules and regula-
tions for the government of their school as they may
deem proper and necessary, to dismiss the teachers of
their school, whenever the interest of the school in
their judgment may require it.

Shall report annu-


Sec. 5. And be it enacted, That the trustees of each
district shall make a true and full report annually to
the board of primary education, at their first meeting
after the first day of June, the whole number of chil-
dren educated at their school the past year, the period
that each has gone, and the price paid for the tuition
of each scholar, designating the proper subjects of the
free school fund, and the condition of their district
generally, and the school house of said district.

Case of vacancy.

Sec. 7. And be it enacted, That in the event any va-
cancy shall occur from resignation, death, removal
out of the school district, refusal to serve, the remain-
ing member or members of the board shall have the
right to fill such vacancy until the next election of

On report of trus-


Sec. 8. And be it enacted, That when any district
board of trustees, shall have organized as herein re-

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