The Development of the Free Public High School in Illinois to 1860

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Illinois State Historical Society journal, 1919 - Education, Secondary - 206 pages

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Page 13 - That sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in every township of public lands in said State, and where either of said sections, or any part thereof, has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands, equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to said State for the use of schools.
Page 13 - State ; the residue to be appropriated, by the legislature of the State, for the encouragement of learning, of which one-sixth part shall be exclusively bestowed on a college or university.
Page 13 - That thirty-six sections, or one entire township, which shall be designated by the President of the United States, together with the one heretofore reserved for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a seminary of learning, and vested in the legislature of the said state, to be appropriated solely to the use of such seminary by the said legislature.
Page 95 - ... the mind of every citizen in a republic is the common property of society, and constitutes the basis of its strength and happiness; it is therefore considered the peculiar duty of a free government, like ours, to encourage and extend the improvement and cultivation of the intellectual energies of the whole: Therefore, i.
Page 140 - That an article be ingrafted into our state constitution creating the office of state superintendent of common schools, who shall be elected by the people and hold his office for the term of four years, and until his successor is elected and qualified, and...
Page 93 - ... punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted ; nor shall any male person, arrived at the age of twenty-one years...
Page 13 - State, and the same to be used under such terms, and conditions, and regulations as the legislature of the said State shall direct : Provided, The legislature shall never sell nor lease the same for a longer period than ten years at any one time.
Page 170 - ... the general assembly shall provide a thorough and efficient system of free schools, whereby all the children of the State may receive a good common school education...
Page 95 - ... was not both virtuous and enlightened; and believing that the advancement of literature always has been, and ever will be the means of developing more fully the rights of man, that the mind of every citizen in...
Page 54 - HAVEN, and that by the same Name they and their Successors shall and may have perpetual Succession, and shall and may be Persons...

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