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office supplies, and with the reports of the supreme court of the state. [35 G. A., ch. 103, § 4.]

Sec. 2627-e. School laws-publication. He shall every four years, if deemed necessary, cause to be printed in book form all school laws then in force, with such forms, rulings and decisions, and such notes and suggestions as may aid school officers in the proper discharge of their duties; a sufficient number of copies shall be sent to the county superintendent of each county to supply the school officers, directors, and superintendents therein. He may cause to pe printed in pamphlet form after each session of the general assembly, any amendments or changes in the school laws with necessary notes and suggestions, which shall be distributed as above provided. [35 G. A., ch. 103, § 5.]

Sec. 2627-f. Reports of funds or school property-delinquency. He may require from time to time reports under oath from all officers and persons who have any authority over, or who have any duties in connection with, public school affairs, or who have, or who have lately had, the custody or control of any public school funds or property. He shall furnish the proper blanks for such reports, and any such officer or person who unreasonably neglects or refuses to make a report required by the superintendent of public instruction shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. [35 G. A., ch. 103, § 6.]

Sec. 2627-g. Deputy-chief clerk-inspectors. He may appoint a deputy whose appointment must be approved by the governor of the state. The qualifications of the deputy shall be the same as required by section two of this act.

The deputy shall qualify in like manner as his principal and, in the absence or inability of the superintendent, shall perform the duties of the office. He shall also appoint a chief clerk and such regular inspectors of the public schools of the state, including rural, graded and high schools, as he may deem necessary, not exceeding three. [35 G. A., ch. 103, § 7.]

Sec. 2627-h. Salaries—expenses. From and after the taking effect of this act the salary of the superintendent of public instruction shall be four thousand dollars per annum; the salary of his deputy shall be twenty-five hundred dollars per annum; the salary of the regular inspectors in the department of public instruction shall be two thousand per annum each; the salary of the chief clerk shall be fifteen hundred dollars per annum, all such salaries to be paid monthly upon the warrant of the state auditor. The superintendent of public instruction and his deputy and the regular inspectors in his department shall also receive their actual necessary traveling expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties, to be allowed upon an itemized and verified account filed with and approved by the executive council and the state auditor who shall draw his

warrant on the state treasurer for the amount allowed. [35 G. A., ch. 103, $ 8.]

38 G. A., S. F. 541, provided that the deputy shall receive $2,700; chief clerk, $1,800, and inspectors $2,400 for two years.

Sec. 2627-i. Repeal. Chapter one of title thirteen of the supplement to the code, 1907, as amended, relating to the office of public instruction is hereby repealed and all other acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed in so far as they may be inconsistent herewith. [35 G. A., ch. 103, § 9.]

BOARD OF EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS. Sec. 2628. Members. The educational board of examiners shall consist of the superintendent of public instruction, president of the university, president of the Iowa State Teachers College, president of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts; and two persons to be appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be a woman, the appointees to hold office for a term of four years and be ineligible as his or her successor, the superintendent of public instruction to be by virtue of his office president of the board. [37 G. A., ch. 340; 19 G. A., ch. 167, § 1.)

Sec. 2629. Meetings-examinations. The board shall meet for the transactions of business at such times and places as the president may direct, and shall annually hold at least two public examinations of teachers, to be conducted by a member or the secretary of the board or by such qualified person or persons as the board may select. All examinations shall be conducted in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the board, not inconsistent with the laws of the state, and a record shall be kept of all of its proceedings. It may issue state certificates and state diplomas to such teachers as are found upon examination to possess a good moral character, thorough scholarship and knowledge of didactics, with successful experience in teaching, or with such other training and qualifications as the board may require, or to those possessing satisfactory qualifications by reason of training and teaching experience of not less than fifteen years as the board in its discretion may determine. The examination for certificates and diplomas shall cover orthography, reading, writing, arithmetic, geography, English grammar, bookkeeping, physiology, history of the United States, algebra, botany, natural philosophy, drawing, civil government, constitution and laws of the state, and didactics; those for diplomas, in addition to the foregoing, geometry, trigonometry, chemistry, zoology, geology, astronomy, political economy, rhetoric, English literature, general history, and such other studies as the board may require. [38 G. A., ch. 280; 32 G. A., ch. 6, § 2; 29 G. A., ch. 114, § 1; 28 G. A., ch. 95, § 1; 19 G. A., ch. 167, $§ 2-4.]

In effect by publication April 25, 1919.

Sec. 2630-b. Special certificates. The educational board of examiners may issue a special certificate to any teacher of music, drawing, penmanship, or other special branches, or to any primary teacher, of sufficient experience, who shall pass such examination as the board may require in the branches, and methods pertaining thereto, for which the certificate is sought. Such certificates shall be designated by the name of the branch and shall not be valid for any other department or branch. The board shall keep a complete register of all persons to whom certificates or diplomas are issued. [28 G. A., ch. 96, § 2; 23 G. A., ch. 22.]

Sec. 2630-c. Validation authorized. The state educational board of examiners is hereby empowered to validate certificates issued by state departments of education in other states, where such certificates were issued upon evidence of scholarship and experience equivalent to that required for like certificates under the laws of this state. Such validated certificate shall authorize the holder to teach in any public school in the state for five years after date of such validation. [34 G. A., ch. 130, $ 1; 32 G. A., ch. 149.]

Sec. 2631. How long valid—revocation-fees. A state certificate shall authorize the holder to teach in any public school in the state for five years thereafter, and a diploma shall confer such authority for life; but any certificate or diploma may be revoked by the board for sufficient cause, or such cause as would, if known at the time, have prevented issuance thereof, provided the holder of such certificate or diploma shall have due notice, and shall be allowed to be present and make his defense. For each certificate issued the applicant shall pay two dollars, and for each diploma five dollars, which may be required before the examination is commenced. All moneys obtained from this source shall be paid into the state treasury. [32 G. A., ch. 6, § 3; 19 G. A., ch. 167, 88 5, 6.]

Sec. 2633. Account of moneys. The board shall keep an accurate and detailed account of all moneys received and expended, which, with a list of those receiving certificates or diplomas, shall be published by the superintendent of public instruction in his annual report. [19 G. A., ch. 167, § 9.]

Sec. 2634-a. Compensation-secretary-employes-salaries "Each member of the board shall receive for the time actually employed in such service, his actual necessary expenses, and those not salaried officers or employes of the state or any institution thereof shall be paid in addition, four dollars per day. The board shall have power to employ a secretary and prescribe his duties. He shall receive a salary not exceeding one hundred and fifty dollars per month and actual necessary expenses while engaged in the performance of his duties at places other than the capitol. The board shall have power to employ such persons as

are necessary to assist in examinations and in reading answer papers and for clerical work and other necessary assistance. Persons so employed shall receive not to exceed fifty cents per hour for the time actually employed and actual traveling expenses to and from the place where their services are required. All expenditures authorized to be made under the provisions of chapter two of title thirteen of the code and of the supplement to the code [1902] and amendments thereto and under the provisions of chapter one hundred twenty-two, acts of the thirty-first general assembly, and under the provisions of this act shall be certified by the chairman of the educational board of examiners to the executive council for payment. If found correct the executive council shall cause same to be paid from any funds paid into the state treasury under the provisions of section twenty-six hundred thirty-one of the code and chapter one hundred twenty-two, acts of the thirty-first general assembly, and amendments thereto." [38 G. A., ch. 272; 36 G. A., ch. 320; 32 G. A., ch. 6, § 4; 27 G. A., ch. 73, § 1; 25 G. A., ch. 36; 19 G. A., ch. 167, $ 8.]

In operation by publication April 26, 1919.

Sec. 2634-al. Printing. This act shall be construed as giving legal authority to the educational board of examiners to obtain all the necessary printing for the performance of their duties, as required by law, in the same manner as the printing is provided for state officers. [32 G. A., ch. 6, § 5.]

NORMAL TRAINING IN HIGH SCHOOLS. Sec. 2634-b1. Training of teachers for rural schools—normal courses in certain high schools. That section two of chapter one hundred thirty-one of the acts of the thirty-fourth general assembly be and the same is hereby repealed and the following enacted in lieu thereof:

For the purpose of increasing the facilities for training teachers for the rural schools, by requiring a review of such common branches as may be deemed essential by the superintendent of public instruction and for instruction in elementary pedagogy and the art of teaching elementary agriculture and home economics, provision is hereby made for normal courses of study and training in such four-year high schools as the superintendent of public instruction may designate; provided that such high schools shall be selected and distributed with regard to their usefulness in supplying trained teachers for the rural schools of all portions of the state, and with regard to the number of teachers required for rural schools in each portion of the state.

It is further provided that where a township high school or a consolidated school organized in accordance with the provisions of chapter one hundred forty-three of the acts of the thirty-fourth general assembly can meet the requirements of the superintendent of public instruction, it shall be given preference over a city high school. [35 G. A., ch. 242, § 1; 34 G. A., ch. 131, $ 2.]

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Sec. 2634-b2. Private and denominational schools. Private and denominational schools are eligible to the provisions of this act, except as to receiving state aid. [34 G. A., ch. 131, $ 3.]

Sec. 2634-b3. State aid-reports-limitations. That section four of chapter one hundred thirty-one of the acts of the thirtyfourth general assembly be and the same is hereby repealed and the following enacted in lieu thereof:

Each high school approved under the provisions of this act shall receive state aid to the amount of seven hundred fifty dollars per annum, payable in two equal installments at the close of each semester as hereinafter provided. The superintendent of each approved training school shall at the close of each semester file such report with the superintendent of public instruction as said officer may require. Upon receipt of a satisfactory report, the superintendent of public instruction shall issue a requisition upon the auditor of state for the amount due the school corporation of said high school for said semester, whereupon the auditor of state shall draw a warrant on the state treasury payable to said school corporation for the amount of said requisition and forward the same to the secretary of said school corporation.

No high schools shall be approved as entitled to state aid unless a class of ten or more shall have been organized, maintained and instructed during the preceding semester in accordance with the provisions of this act and the regulations of the superintendent of public instruction. [35 G. A., ch. 242, § 2; 34 G. A., ch. 131, § 4.] Sec. 2634-b4. Inspector-salary-expenses.

The appropria tion provided by this act for instruction of pupils in high schools in the science and practice of rural school teaching and the teaching of elementary agriculture and home economics, may be expended in part for inspection and supervision of such instruction by the superintendent of public instruction and by such person as he may designate, and the expense of such inspection and supervision shall be paid out of said appropriation on vouchers certified by the superintendent of public instruction. In accordance with the foregoing provisions of this section, the superintendent of public instruction is authorized to appoint an inspector of normal training in high schools and private and denominational schools at a salary of not to exceed two thousand dollars per year and necessary traveling expenses while in the discharge of his duties. [34 G. A., ch. 131, § 5.]

38 G. A., S. F. 541, provided a salary of $2,400 to inspectors.

Sec. 2634-b5. Admission-course of instruction rules—requirements for graduation. The superintendent of public instruction shall prescribe the conditions of admission to the normal training classes, the course of instruction, the rules and regulations under which such instruction shall be given and the require

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