History and Progress of the Public School Department of the City of Sacramento 1849-1893

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D. Johnston, 1895 - Schools - 174 pages

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Page 166 - State, shall incur any indebtedness, or liability in any manner, or for any purpose, exceeding in that year, the income and revenue provided for it for such year, without the assent of two-thirds of the qualified electors thereof, voting at an election to be held for that purpose...
Page 5 - AD, 1841 ; and all estates of deceased persons who may have died without leaving a will, or heir, and also such per cent, as may be granted by Congress on the sale of lands in this State, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all the rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the Legislature may provide, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of common schools throughout the State.
Page 5 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Page 7 - ... rent was paid, my borrowed dust returned to the kindly carpenter, and I was ready for another step toward the realization of my dream. I secured the use of the Baptist church on Washington Street, near Stockton, and then published the following : — PACIFIC NEWS, December 26, '49. To the Citizens of San Francisco : The subscriber proposes to establish in San Francisco a Free Public School. In order that the school may be free to all who may be disposed to avail themselves of its privileges,...
Page 6 - Be it ordained by the Common Council of San Francisco, That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be the duty of JC Pelton, who has been employed by the Council as a public teacher, to open a school in the Baptist Chapel.
Page 5 - ... September, 1849. The Select Committee on the State Constitution reported, in Committee of the Whole, in favor of appropriating the five hundred thousand acres of land granted by Congress to new States for the purpose of internal improvements, to constitute a perpetual School Fund, with a proviso...
Page 30 - ... one in the eastern and the other in the western part of the State, at a cost for lots, buildings and furniture, of not over twenty-five thousand dollars each.
Page 5 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or may hereafter be granted by the United States to the state for the support of a university shall be and remain a perpetual fund to be called "the university fund...
Page 12 - ... vested in a general assembly, which shall consist of a senate and house of representatives, and, until otherwise directed, the members thereof, after the first election, shall be elected, and the returns of the election made, as now prescribed by law. Two. The members of the senate shall be elected for four years, except that the members elected at the first election from the twentytwo senatorial districts numbered in this constitution with odd numbers, shall only hold their office for two years....
Page 5 - ... for the redemption of any delinquent lands and lots (after the payment of taxes, interest and costs), shall be paid into the common school fund. Laid on the table (p. 825). 67. Proposed as an additional section by Mr. Morrison of Washington on January 27: Sec. 8. The General Assembly shall provide for the election by the people, of a State Superintendent of Public Instruction, to hold his office for two years, and whose powers, duties and compensation shall be prescribed by law (p. 801). Adopted...

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