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THE ILLINOIS SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A
SYSTEM OF FREE SCHOOLS,
APPROVED MAY 21, 1889.
INCLUDING ADDITIONAL ACTS RELATIVE TO SCHOOLS AND
VIDING FOR COUNTY NORMAL SCHOOLS.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
EXTRACTS FROM THE CONSTITUTION OF ILLINOIS,
SECTION 1. The executive department shall consist of a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Attorney General, who shall each, with the exception of the Treasurer, hold his office for the term of four years, from the second Monday of January next after his election and until his successor is elected and qualified. They shall, except the Lieutenant Governor, reside at the seat of government during their term of office, and keep the public records, books and papers there, and shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by law.
SECTION 1. The General Assembly shall provide a thorough and efficient system of free schools, whereby all children of this State may receive a good common school education.
$ 2. All lands, moneys, or other property, donated, granted or received for school, college, seminary or university purposes, and the proceeds threof, shall be faithfully applied to the objects for which such gifts or grants were made.
$ 3. Neither the General Assembly nor any county, city, town, township, school district, or other public corporation, shall ever make any appropriation or pay from any public fund whatever, anything in aid of any church or sectarian purpose, or to help support or sustain any school, academy, seminary, college, university, or other literary or scientific institution, controlled by any church or sectarian denomination