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General principles applicable to the selection of books for, 284 to 240.
General regulations respecting preservation of, to be made by state
supt. ......................................................................... 126, 204.
Powers and duties of trustees of in the imposition and collection of
fines, ......................................................... 126, 240, 241, 242, 264.
When libraries of two or more districts may be united, 126, 183, 265.
When library may be selected by state superintendent, ............ 126, 183,
Liability of trustees for neglect of, and loss of books from, ...... 125, 126,
Catalogue of, and number of books when and how to be made and
furnished by trustees,..................... ... 151, 154, 199, 200, 240, 265.
Regulations of state superintendent for preservation and use of
books in too............................ . 240 to 242, 267 to 270.
When authorized to be placed in charge of teacher, ..... * - - - - - - - - - - - 273.
DISTRICT MEETINGS.—See Annual Meeting, Inhabitants of
school districts Speeial Meeting.
Notice of, when and how to be given, on the formation of dis-
trict, ............... ~~~~ to e o e o $ to g o os o o * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ..... 109, 110, 144.
Duty of inhabitants to attend, .............................................. 110.
Qualifications of voters in,................................................... 110, 198.
Challenges how and by whom to be made ; declaration and effect
of, and penalty for false declaration, and for voting at, without -
being qualified, ..................................... ... 110, 194.
Powers and duties of inhabitants entitled to vote in, 109, 111, 115, 178, to 195.
Alteration, modification or repeal of proceedings of, .................. 111, 194.
Notice of, to state the purposes for which called, .................. 111, 200, 258.
Annual meetings, when and where to be held, and time and place
of, when to be fixed, ....................... 111, 112, 178, 179, 258.
Special meetings for election of district officers, when and by whom
to be called, .......... ... to e < e < * * * * e o e o 'o e a s to e o so e o e os 111, 112, 178, 201.
Proceedings of, not to be invalidated by want of notice &c., 112, 17 9, 258.
Proceedings of, to be recorded by district clerk, ........................ 114, 258.
Notice of time and place of, to be given by district clerk, 115, 200, 258.
When notice of to be given by trustees..................................... 115.
Appeals to state superintendent from proceedings of, &c., 124, 275 to 278.
Mode of proceeding in, ...................................................... 190 to 198.
Mode and form of keeping minutes and record of proceedings of, 191, 192.
Form of notice for annual and adjourned, -

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to so e o e o 'o e o e s to m e o 'o s o e o e o e e g o or e o 'o 259.
DISTRICT SCHOOL JOURNAL.
To be forwarded by mail to the clerk of each district, ............... 259, 370.
Duty of district clerk in reference’to ........... & s e < * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 259, 260, 370.

DISTURBANCES IN SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Penalties for, how collected and applied, ........................ 130, 256, 257.
E. Fage,
EMBEZZLEMENT. - -
Of public money by town superintendents or other school officers
penalty for, .......................... ... .......................... 131,
ENUMERATION OF CHILDREN. -
How to be made in annual reports of trustees, ............ 122, 123, 243, 244.
EQUALIZATION OF TAXES. - .
Proceedings for, in the case of joint districts, ................. ... . . . . 113,
ERRORS AND OMISSIONS. .
Equitable power of state superintendent in case of .................. 103, 198.
In tax list and rate bills, when and how to be corrected, ............ 121, 202,
In reporting names of district officers to town clerks, not to inval-
idate election, .......... . . . . . ............................ ... 259.

EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.
Liability of, to taxation for school district purposes, .................. 214, 215,
EXEMPTIONS. * $r .
Of indigent persons from payment of teachers wages, wholly or
in part, ............................................................ 98, 116, 224 to 230,
How certified and collected by trustees, .................. 93, 116, 224, to 230.
Of property from levy and sale on warrants for collection of rate -
bills, ........................................................... 98, 117, 228.
Of inhabitants in certain cases, from tax for building school houses, 119, 215,

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Tax may be voted for by inhabitants of district, ........................ 190,

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Act to establish free schools in town Öf, ..... •. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298.
FORFEITURES.—See Penalties and Forfeitures. - - - -
To be sued for, recovered and applied by town superintendent,...... 102.
To be sued for recovered and applied by trustees of district, ......... 120,

FORMATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.–See School Districts,
Town Superintendents. -

General principles applicable to, .......................................... 148,
Form of resolution for, ..................... ............... 171.
FORMS PRESCRIBED BY SUPERINTENDENT.
Of bond to be given by town superintendent to supervisor, ....... 170.
Of resolution for formation of new district, ............................ 171,
Of notice to trustees not giving their consent to alteration of dis-
trict, ............................................................ ............ .. 172.
Of notice of the first meeting of a district for organization, ...... ... , 172,
Of resolution for the alteration of a district, ............. ........... 173
Of proceedings in the formation or alteration of a joint district 174.
Of certificates of qualification to teachers by town superintendent, 174,

Of instrument annulling teachers certificate, ........................... 174,

Of annual report of town Superintendent, ....................... to t t e o so to 174.
Of resolution for raising a tax for erection of school houses, ...... 187.
Of list of ayes and noes for taking votes in school districts, .......... 191.
Of minutes to be kept by district clerk of proceedings of district
meeting, ............................ to o e o e o e o e o 'o to to o * e o os e o e o o o • ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192.
Of minutes to be kept by district clerk of proceedings of district . . . .
meeting in reference to change of site of school house in unal- *-
tered district, ............. . . ~~~~~ ................. 192.
Of district tax list and warrant, ............................................ 217, 218.
of assessment for teachers wages, certificate of exemption, rate bill
and warrant, ...................... ... .. . . . . 226, 227.

ts of trustees of school districts,................ 244.
Of annual report of trustees of joint districts, ... 246.

of bond to be given by district collector, ......................... 257.

Of annual repor

of notices for annual, adjourned and special district meetings,...... 258, 259.
FREE SCHOOLS. . . . . . . . . . . .

History of the establishment and organization of 62,68, 67,68, 69,71 to 85.
Act for establishment of throughout "the state,........................ 92.

In the village of Bushwick act for the establishment of ............ 291.
In the village of Cohoes, ...................................................... 298.
In the town of Flushing, ...................................................... 298.

In the town of Lansingburgh,............................ ... 804.
In the town of Newtown....................................................... 816, 818.
In the village of Poughkeepsie, ................................... . . . . . . . . . . 830.
In the city of Troy, .......... ............................................ 851, 858,857.
FUEL. . . . . . . . . . . .
Taxes for, authorized to be levied, ... ....................................... 111.
Trustees to furnish, from funds collected therefor, from the district, 115.
When trustees to provide and levy a district tax therefor............. 120, 216.
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mode than that prescribed by law, ................................... 190, 216.

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GENERAL DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT

To be appointed by the state superintendent ; powers and duties of, 96.
GLENS FALLS. . . . . . . . . . .

Act to unite the libraries of the several districts in the village of, 300.
GLOBES. - - . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Taxes authorized to be levied for purchase of.... . 111, 180.
When library money may be applied to purchase of.... 125, 151,182.
GOSPEL AND SCHOOL LOTS.—See Trustees of gospel and school lots.
Provisions respecting............................ 182, 138, 184, 141, 142, 151,198.

Powers and duties of trustees of.......................................... 183,184.

Application by trustees of funds arising from..... ... “... 198.
GUARDIANS. . . . " '
Liability of to taxation for school district purposes,..................... 214, 215.
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HOLIDAYS.
On what, school may be dismissed,.......................................... 274,
HUDSON CITY. . . . . . .
Act in relation to common schools in........................................ 801.

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INDIAN CHILDREN.
Trustees not to include in annual report,.................................. 123.
Act to provide for the education of, in State normal school,.......... 371.
'INDIAN SCHOOLS. . . . . . .
Act to provide for the education of the children of the Onondaga
and St. Registribes of Indians.......................................... 867.
Do for Indian children on the Allegany and Cattaraugus reservations, 368.
Do. for children of the Shinecock tribe in Southampton, Suffolk Co., 369.
Do for the children of the Tuscarora Indians in Niagara County, 869.
Do for the children of the Tonawanda Indians in the county of
Genessee......................... 869.
INDIGENT PERSONS.
To be exempted by trustees from payment of teachers wages, whol.
ly or in part ; and exemptions how to be certified and collect. - i
ed....................... 98, 116,224 to 280.
INHABITANTS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Powers and duties of,............... ~~~~ ... 109,115, 178 to 195.
When and how to notify legal voters of time and place of first '.
meeting in the district............................... 109, 144, 145.
When authorized to give notice of annual meeting..... ~ 112, 201.
Penalty for refusal of....................................- ... to wo e o e• * ... . . . . ... 110.
To attend district meetings when duly notified,....................... ~ 110.
Qualification of voters, proceedings on challenge, penalty for false -
declaration and for voting without being qualified,............ 110, 193, 194,

Proceedings of on change of site of unaltered district,......113, 184, 185, 186.
When authorised to direct sale of school house and site,....... 113, 181, 185.
Authorized to provide for deficiencies in tax list &c,.................. 116, 183.
When exempt from tax for building school house,........................ 119.
May vote a tax for purchase of district library,.................. 125, 182, 183.
Reconsideration of proceedings of, when authorized,.................. 111, 194.
Authorized to direct division of teachers money into portions, 115, 183, 190.
Power of in joint districts to decide on proposed alteration in cer-
tain cases........................................ 108, 147,183,184.

Powers conferred upon, to be strictly pursued, ... 184.
Powers and duties of, in the designation of sites for school houses, 186,188, 189.
Do. do. in building, hiring, purchāsing and reparing school

house and providing furniture, fuel and appendages, 186,187, 188, 189, 190:
Do. do, in disposition of the district property,............ 190.

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May vote a tax for building a wood house, fence, bell and necessary, 190.
But not for contingencies or arrearages generally, without specify-
ing the same,........... . . v

Mode of proceedings of, in district meeting,........................ 190 to 193.

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Mode and form of keeping minutesand records if proceedings of 191, 192.

INSPECTION AND supeRVISION OF SCHOOLS.

ning, 107,108,154 to 164.

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Power and duties of town superintendents conce
INSTALMENTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
When and how tax for building, &c., school house may be raised by, 112.

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JOINT LIBRARIES. - -
When and how to be purchased by two or more adjoining districts, 126, 183.
Joint librarian to be appointed,.......... ... 126.
Provision for division of books, &c., in ..................................... 127.
JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Certificates of qualification to teachers in, by whom to be granted
and annulled,.......................... -----------------------. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10'7, 155.
Formation and alteration of, how and by whom to be made, 108, 146, 147, 148.
Majority of officers of each town to concur in, .............. e o o os e e s e e 146, 147.
When and how special meeting to be called by town supt to decide
on proposed alteration in, and effect of decision of such meet-
ing........................... 108,147,188, 184.
Certificate of town supt. on tax exceeding $400 for building, hiring
or purchasing schoolhouse, ............ ........ ... 112, 181.
When and how valuation of taxable property in, may be equalized, 118, 17 0.
Annual report of trustees of, when to be made and what to con-
tain, ............................................................ 123,
Form of resolution for formation or alteration of........................ 174,
Duty and power of trustees in assessing taxes in,.................... ... . . . . . .212.
Form of annual report of trustees of, .................................... , 246.
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. . . . . .
To fill vacancies in office of town superintendent,.................. 101, 141, 142.

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LANSING BURGH. -
Act to provide for a free school in town of........................... • * * * * , 804.

LEASEHOLD ESTATES. . . . . . . . . . . . .
Liability of to taxation for school district purposes,........... ... 207.
LEWISTON SCHOOL FUND,

- Provisions respecting,.................. • . . . .. • ~ ~ ~ “..... 186, 187.

LIBRARIAN.—See district Librarian,
LIBRARY MONEY.
How to be apportioned and paid over by town superinten-
demo...................... 108,150,151,200.

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