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SEC, 2. The state controller is hereby authorized to draw his warrants for the money in this act appropriated, in favor of the board of trustees of said normal school, and the state treasurer to pay the said warrants.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect immediately on its passage. An act to proride for the construction and furnishing of an addi. tional school building for the use of the state normal school at Los Angeles, Californiá, and to appropriate money therefor.

(Approved March 9, 1893; Stats. 1893, p. 120.] SECTION 1. The board of trustees of the state normal school

os Angeles are hereby authorized to cons uct and furnish school building on inė state normal school grounds at Los Angeles, to be used in connection with the building there already built and furnished, for the use of the said state nor. mal school.

SEC, 2. The sum of seventy-five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money in the general fund of the state not otherwise appropriated, for the construction of such school building and furnishing the same

SEC, 3. The controlier of state shall draw warrants, from time to time, as the work shall progress, in favor of said board of trustees.

SEC. 4. The said building shall be erected and said furnishing shall be done under the direction of said board of trustees.

SEC. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

1502. Principal of school permitted to visit county institute. The board of trustees of any normal school, or its executive committee, may grant permission to the principal or any teacher of such school to attend any county institute, and give instruction on subjects relating to education in the public schools. (Amendment approved March 23, 1893; Sluts. 1893, p. 302; in effect immediately.]

1503. Diploma of state normal school. First. The board of trustees of each state normal school, upon the recommendation of the faculty, may issue to those pupils who worthily complete the full course of study and training prescribed a diploma of graduation.

Second. Said diploma shall entitle the holder thereof to a grammar grade certificate from any city, city and county, or county board of education in the state.

Third. Whenever any city, city and county, or county board of education shall present to the state board of edu. cation a recommendation showing that the holder of a normal school diploma has had a successful experience of

two years in the public schools of this state subsequent to the granting of such diploma, the state board of education shall grant to the holder thereof a document, signed by the president and secretary of the state board, showing such fact. The said diploma, accompanied by said document of the state board attached thereto, shall become a permanent certificate of qualification to teach in any primary or grammar school in the state, valid until such time as the sail diploma may be revoked as provided in subdivision thirteen of section fourteen hundred and eighty-nine of this code.

Fourth. Upon presentation of the diploma and document referred to in subdivision third of this section to any city, city and county, or county superintendent of schools, said superintendent shall record the name of the holder thereof in a book provided for that purpose in his office, and the holder thereof shall thenceforth be absolved from the requirement of subdivision first of section sixteen hun. dred and ninety-six of this code.

Fifth. Said diploma of graduation from any normal school in this state when accompanieit by a certificate granted by the faculty of the State University showing that the holeler thereof, subsequent to receiving said di. ploma, has successfully completed the prescribed course of instruction in the pedagogical department of the State University, shall entitle the holder to a high school cer. titicate anthorizing the holder to teach in any primary or grammar school, and in any high school in this state, ex. cept those in which the holder would be required to teach languages other than the English. [Amendment approved March 23, 1893; Stats. 1893, p. 267; in effect immediately.]

1520. Meetings. The board shall meet at the call of the secretary, and not less than twice in each year. [Amendment approved March 23, 1893; Stats. 1893, p. 257; in effect immediately.

1521. Powers and duties of board. The powers and duties of the board are as follows:

First. To adopt rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of this state, for its own government, and

for the government of the public schools and district school libraries.

Second. To grant educational diplomas of two grades, valid throughout the state for the period of six years, as follows:

1. High School; authorizing the holder to teach in any primary or grammar school, and in any high school in which said holder is not required to teach languages other than the English.

2 Grammar school; authorizing the holder to teach in any primary or gramınar school.

Third. To grant life diplomas of two grades, valid throughout the state, as follows:

1. High school; authorizing the holder to teach in any primary or grammar school, and in any high school in which said holder is not required to teach languages other than the English.

2. Graminar School; authorizing the holder to teach in any primary or grammar school.

Fourth. Except as provided in section one thousand five bnadred and three of this code, diplomas may be issued only to such persons as have held for one year, and who still hold, a valid city, city and county, or county certifi. cate corresponding in grade to the grade of the diploma applied for, and who shall furnish satisfactory evidence of baving had a successful experience in teaching of at least five years when applying for an educational diploma, and of at least ten years when applying for a life diploma. Every application must be accompanied to the state board of education by a certified copy of a resolution adopted by at least a four-fifths vote of all the members composing a city or county board of education, recommending that the diploma be granted, an'l also by an affilavit of the applicant specifically setting forth the places in which and the dates between which said applicant has taught, and that said applicant has taught a part of each year for five or ten calendar years, respectively. The tive or ten years need not be consecutive years, but the aggregate experience must be at least thirty-five months for an educational and seventy months for a life diploma; and in either case the applicant must have had twenty-one months' experi. ence in the public schools of California. The application must also be accompanied by a fee of two dollars, for the purpose of defraying the expense of issuing the diploma.

Fifth. To revoke or suspend, for immoral or unprofessional conduct, or for evident unfitness for teaching, life diplomas or educational diplomas heretofore issued, cr that inay hereafter be issued; and to adopt such rules for the revocation of diplomas as they may deem expedient or necessary.

Sicth. To have done by the state printer, or other officer having the management of the state printing, any printing required by it; provided, that all orders for printing shall first be approved by the state board of examiners.

Seventh. To adopt and use, in authentication of its acts, an official seal.

Eighth. To keep a record of its proceedings.

Ninth. To designate some educational monthly journal as the official organ of the department of public instruction. One copy of the journal so designated shall be furnished by the county superintendent to the clerk of each board of district trustees, to be placed by him in the district library. The county superintendent of schools shall draw his warrant semi-annually in favor of the publishers of such school journal, for a sum not exceeding one dollar and fifty cents per district, for each school year, and charge the same to the library fund of the dis. trict; provided, that the publishers of such journal shall be required to file an affidavit with the superintendent of public instruction, on or before the tenth day of each month, stating that they had mailed one copy of said journal to the clerk of each school district in the state. It is hereby made the duty of the clerk of each board of district trustees and the secretary of each board of education to place each number of such journal in the school library of his district, on or before the end of the month in which such number was issued. (Amendment approved March 23, 1893; Stats. 1893, p. 237; in effect immediately. ]

This section was also amended at the session of 1891: Stats. 1891, p. 150.

An act to amend section five of an act entitled "An act to provide for compiling, illustrating, electrotyping, printing, binuling, copyrighting, and distributing a state series of school texl-books, and appropriating money therefor," approved February 26, 1885.

(Approved March 31, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 453.] SECTION 1. Section five of an act entitled "An act to provide for compiling, illustrating, electrotyping, printing, binding, Copyrighting, and distributing a state series of school texto books, and appropriating money therefor," approved February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, is hereby abended so as to read as follows: –

Section 5. Whenever any one or more of the state series of school text-books shall have been compiled and adopted, the state board of education shall issue an order requiring the uniform

use of said book or books in the common schools of the state; but said order for the uniform use of said book or books

shall not take effect till the expiration of at least one fear from the time of the completion of the electrotype plates of said book or books, and thereafter such book or books shall be used in all the common schools of this state; and no school board or other school authority in this state shall have the power to authorize the use of, nor shall any common school in this state use, any books as text-books for pupils other than those directed to be used by the order aforesaid of such state board, except books on such subjects as are not provided for by test-books published by the state. Nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent any county or school district from adopting any one or more of the state series of school text-books whenever said book or books shall have been pub14-hed. The superintendent of public instruction must withboid from any city, city and county, county, or from any school district in this state using school books in violation of the provisions of this act and section all state school moneys to which it may be entitled, until it comply with the require. ments of this section; and any moneys so withheld must be apportioned by the superintendent at the next annual apportuonment in the same manner as other school moneys in the treasury.

PEC. 2. All acts or parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Ar act to prorude for the revision of certain books of the state

Series of school lext-books, for the compilation of an additional Book of zaid series, and for the continued publication of the same: and to authorize and direct the use, for these purposes, of the money accumulated in the state school book fund.

(Approved March 9, 1993; Stats. 1893, p. 85.) SECTION 1. The state board of education is hereby authorized and directed to revise the following books of the state series of school text-books, viz., the first, second, and third readers, the English Grammar, the United States History, and the Advanced Arithmetic, and to compile a Primary History of the United States; and in such revision and compilation

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