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who can present a certificate thereof signed by the county superintendent of public instruction, shall be eligible to admission to the rural high school, and if provision shall be made by the rural high school board, with the approval of the county superintendent of public instruction, for teaching any branches belonging to the course of study for elementary district schools, such pupils as may be recommended by the county superintendent may be admitted and taught in rural high schools; provided, that pupils sixteen years of age or over may be admitted to such rural high schools by action of the rural high school board and may be assigned to such classes as the principal may determine. Tuition in a rural high school shall be free to all pupils residing in such high school district and non-resident pupils qualified as herein provided may be admitted, but not to the exclusion of any resident pupil, on the payment of a tuition fee fixed by the high school board. (Laws 1915, ch. 311, sec. 10.)

SEC. 463. Attachment of Adjacent Territory. Territory outside the limits of any rural high school district, but adjacent thereto, may be attached to such high school district for high school purposes, upon application being made to the rural high school board by a majority of the electors of such adjacent territory, and upon the approval of said rural high school board and the consent of the county superintendent of public instruction. The county superintendent shall make a record of such attachment of territory and shall publish a notice of the same, and thereafter such attached territory shall be and compose a part of such rural high school district for such rural high school purposes only, and the taxable property of such adjacent territory shall be subject to taxation and shall bear its full proportion of all expenses incurred in maintaining said rural high school. (Laws 1915, ch. 311, sec. 11.)

SEC. 464. Every Township High School District a Body Corporate. Every school district organized in pursuance of the provisions of chapter 262 of the Session Laws of Kansas, 1911, as amended by chapter 278 of the Session Laws of Kansas, 1913, shall be a body corporate and shall possess the usual powers of a corporation for public purposes, by the name and style of School District No.

(such number as may be designated by the county superintendent),

county (the name of the county in which the district is situated), state of Kansas, and in that name may sue and be sued, and be capable of contracting and being contracted with, and holding such real and personal estate as it may come into possession of by will or otherwise, or as is authorized to be purchased by the provisions of this act. (Laws 1915, ch. 312, sec. 1.)

SEC. 465. Condemnation of Site. In case any township high school district which may have been heretofore organized, or which may hereafter be organized under the provisions of chapter 262 of the Session Laws of Kansas of 1911, as amended by chapter 278 of the Session Laws of Kansas of 1913, to which this act is supplementary, can not by purchase at reasonable rates, or by donation, or otherwise, obtain title to the site selected by such township school district; or if it be deemed advisable by such school district, or by the district board, to add other ground to any school district site already selected, or if in good faith, but by mistake or otherwise, a school house has been or shall be erected, wholly or partially, upon any land or lot to which said school district at the time of the erection of such school building, or any addition thereto, had not acquired title, then and in any such cases, upon the written application of the district board of such township high school district, or a majority of the board it shall be the duty of the probate judge in the county in which the school district is situated to appoint three disinterested free-holders of such county, but not residents of such district, to condemn and appraisé such site, or addition thereto; and in case such land or lot so condemned and appraised shall be an original selection for a school house site, the amount so condemned and appraised shall not exceed five acres; and if it be for an addition to an existing site, the additional amount condemned and appraised shall not with the original site exceed five acres.

Immediately after their appointment, such appraisers shall proceed to condemn and appraise and value the site so selected, or the addition to such existing site; and they shall within ten days thereafter, make and sign a report describing the land so condemned, the price for which it was so condemned and the appraised value thereof, which report shall be by them filed in the office of the register of deeds of the county in which such land or lot is situated, and by such register duly recorded as other instruments of writing affecting the title of real estate are recorded.

In appraising any school house site, or addition thereto, to which such school district had not title at the time of erecting any school house, or addition thereto. thereon, such appraisers shall exclude from their appraisement the value of such school house, or addition, and appraise such land or lot at its value, exclusive of such building, addition or other improvements placed thereon in good faith, but by mistake of such school district or such school district board. Within thirty days after the report of said appraisers is filed in the office of the register of deeds, the district board, of such school district shall pay to the county treasurer of the county in which such condemned land or lot is situated, for the use of the owner of such lands or lot, the amount of the appraised value thereof, and also fifty cents for said register of deeds for recording said report. And upon said payment being made to such county treasurer by such district board, the title to such site or addition thereto shall vest in such township high school district.

Either party, the owner of the land or lot condemned, or the school district, may appeal from such appraisement to the district court, in the same time and manner that appeals are taken from the judgments of justices of the peace in civil actions. (Laws 1915, ch. 312, sec. 2.)

ARTICLE VIII.—High-school Fraternities. 8466. Membership unlawful.

| $467. Penalty. SECTION 466. Membership Unlawful. [7752] It shall be unlawful for the pupils of any high schools to participate in or be members of any secret fraternity or secret organization whatsoever that is in any degree a school organization. (Laws 1907, ch. 320, sec. 1.)

SEC. 467. Penalty. [7753] Any board of education or board of trustees of county high schools are hereby authorized and empowered to deny to any student regularly enrolled in such high school, who shall violate section 1 of this act, any or all of the privileges of such high school or to expel such student for failure or refusal to comply with the requirements of this act. (Laws 1907, ch. 320, sec. 2.)

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CHAPTER XIV.-Industrial Education. $468. Tax for industrial training.

8471. Report to state superintendent. 469. Boards provide schoolrooms.

472. State aid. 470. State Board prescribes course and 473. Appropriation for.

standard. SECTION 468. Tax for Industrial Training, . [7839] The board of education of each city of the first class and second class, and the annual school meeting of any school district, may, in addition to the other levies, levy a tax not to exceed one-half mill134 upon the dollar of assessed valuation in cities of the first and second class, and not to exceed one mill135 on the dollar of the assessed valuation in all other cities and school districts, for the equipment and maintenance of industrialtraining schools or industrial-training departments of the public schools. The sum raised by such levies shall be expended for the purpose named in this act and no other. (Laws 1903, ch. 20, sec. 1.)

SEC. 469. Boards May Provide Schoolrooms. [7840] Said board of education and district board, upon such levy being made, may provide for a separate school or a separate department in some existing school, and may employ such teachers as they think are competent to give instruction in industrial training, as required by their course of study; and it shall be the duty of such board to provide, from the funds received under the provisions of this act, the necessary books, appliances and room for such instruction, and it shall be the duty of such board to prescribe a course of study to meet the special needs of the district or city, which course of study must be approved by the State Board of Education. (Laws 1903, ch. 20, sec. 2.)

SEC. 470. State Board Prescribes Course and Standard. [7841] The State Board of Education shall establish a standard for teachers of industrial training, and shall grant special certificates to those who are fully qualified to give instruction therein; and they shall prescribe the course of study in industrial training to be used in the state. (Laws 1903, ch. 20, sec. 3.)

SEC. 471. Report to State Superintendent. [7842] On the 1st day of July in each year, the clerk of each school board or district maintaining a school or department for industrial training as aforesaid, and desiring state aid, shall make a re

134. Limited to one-eighth of a mill by Laws 1909, ch. 245, sec. 25 (section 517 of this book).

135. Limited to one-quarter of a mill by Laws 1909, ch. 245, sec. 25 (section 517 of this book).

port, duly certified, to the state superintendent of public instruction, in such form as may be required, setting forth the facts relating to the cost of maintaining such school or department for industrial training, the character of the work done, the number and names of the teachers employed in such work, and the length of time such school or department was maintained during the preceding year. Upon receipt of such report, the state superintendent, when satisfied therefrom, and from such other investigation as he may deem advisable, that such school or department for industrial training has been established and maintained for a period of six months in the year immediately preceding, and has been taught by a special teacher or teachers having the qualifications mentioned in sections 3 and 4 of this act, 186 shall make a certificate to that effect, showing also the amount of money expended by such school district in the twelve months immediately precedin the 1st day of July of each year in maintaining such school or department for industrial training, and submit such certificate to the state auditor. (Laws 1903, ch. 20, sec. 4.)

SEC. 472. State Aid.137 [7842] Upon receiving such certificate mentioned in section 4187 of this act, the state auditor shall draw his warrant upon the state treasurer, payable to the treasurer of the school district or board of education maintaining said school or department, for a sum of money equal to that contributed by such school district for such purpose, but not exceeding the sum of $250; and provided, that the total sum of money contributed by the state as aforesaid for such purposes shall not exceed the sum of $10,000 in any one year. (Laws 1903, ch. 20, sec. 5.)

SEC. 473. Appropriation.138 [7844] For carrying out the provisions of this act, the sum of $20,000, or so much as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the state treasury out of any money not otherwise appropriated. (Laws 1903, ch. 20, sec. 6.)

136. Sections 470 and 471 of this book.

137. State aid will not be available hereafter unless succeeding legislatures make appropriations for this purpose.

138. No appropriation was made for 1915 or 1916.

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