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STATE OF NEVADA
The School Law--1901
Compiled by the
Printed at the
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STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION:
REGENTS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY:
------------Reno Hon. W. E. F. DEAL---
---------------- Virginia City Hon. W. W. BOOHER --
------------Elko Mr. GEORGE H. TAYLOR, Secretary of the Board ------
------------------ Reno PRESIDENT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY: J. E. STUBBS, M.A., LL.D., D.D. ---
SCHOOL LAWS OF NEVADA.
Compiled May, 1901.
[Statutes 1895, p. 81.] SECTION 1. The State Board of Education shall consist of State the Governor, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Education. and the President of the University.
SEC. 2. The Governor is the President, and the Superin - Officers tendent of Public Instruction the Secretary of the Board.
Sec. 3. The Board shall meet at the call of the Secretary, Time of but shall hold at least two meetings a year.
Sec. 4. The powers and duties of the Board shall be as follows:
First-To recommend to the Legislature a series of text Duties of books in reading, writing, spelling, arithmetic, grammar, geog- Education. raphy, history of the United States, physiology, drawing and language to be adopted for use in all public schools in the Legislature State; and no school district shall be entitled to receive its uniform pro rata of the public school money unless such text books series of text
1 books. are used as shall have been adopted by an Act of the Legislature. Special prominence shall be given in all public schools to the effect of alcoholic stimulants and of narcotics Alcoholic upon the human system. For the schools in which the Trus- stimulants. tees may direct instruction to be given in additional branches there shall also be prescribed by the State Board of Education, text books in algebra, geometry, physics, astronomy, Other text physical geography, chemistry, Latin, rhetoric, literature, books. English history, general history, civics, geology, bookkeeping and music.
Second—To adopt a uniform system of rules for State and Uniform excounty examinations.
Third—To prescribe and cause to be adopted the course of Course of study in the public schools.
Fourth-To recommend a list of books for district libraries. Empowered
Fifth-To grant, first, life diplomas; second, State educa- certain tional diplomas, valid for six years; third, State high school diplomas. certificates, unlimited to those graduates from the school of Liberal Arts of the Nevada State University who have elected at least two University courses in pedagogics; fourth, State