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question to a vote of the electors; provided, however, this act shall not apply to counties where the proposition was resubmitted under chapter 69 of the Session Laws of 1908 and rejected. (Laws 1909, ch. 210, sec. 1.)
SEC. 278. County Treasurer to Pay Taxes Collected. [7807.] It shall be the duty of the county treasurer of every county in the state of Kansas to promptly pay over and distribute on demand all moneys now in his hands, or which may hereafter come into his hands by reason of any tax levy made by any county, city, township or school district, to the treasurer of the city, township or school district, for the use and benefit of which it was collected, under the provisions of chapter 397 of the Laws of 1905, as amended by chapter 333 of the Laws of 1907 and by chapter 69 of the Laws of 1908. (Laws 1909, ch. 215, sec. 1.)
SEC. 279. Penalty, County Treasurer Not Paying Over Money. [7808.] Any county treasurer who shall violate the provisions of this act shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars. (Laws 1909, ch. 215, sec. 2.)
ARTICLE V.-COUNTY AID IN COUNTIES HAVING A POPULATION OF LESS
$280. Aid by county commissioners.
$286. Collection and use of funds. 281. Course of study.
287. Duty of county treasurer. 282. Free tuition ; entrance certificate. 288. Report of principal. 283. Supervision.
289. Petition ; levy. 284. Petition.
290. Duty of county superintendent. 285. Levy.
291. Counties exempt. SECTION 280. Aid by County Commissioners. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 1.] That the county superintendent and county commissioners of any county in Kansas having a population of less than 10,000 inhabitants are hereby authorized to make provision for aid to a certain high school or high schools in such county, and to provide for the support of the same as hereinafter prescribed.
SEC. 281. Course of Study. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 2.] Such high schools, when aided, shall adopt a course of study to be prescribed by the State Board of Education.
SEC. 282. Free Tuition; Entrance Certificate. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 3.] Such high schools shall be free to all persons of school age who are actual residents of the respective counties; provided, that such person shall present to the principal of the high school an entrance certificate, signed by the county superintendent of public instruction, certifying that he has completed the course of study prescribed by the State Board of Education for the public schools below the high school.
SEC. 283. Supervision. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 4.] Such high schools when aided shall be under the supervision and control of the county superintendent and district board or board of education of the district or city in which the school is located.
SEC. 284. Petition. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 5.] No high school as herein provided for shall be eligible for such aid except upon a petition to the county superintendent and county commissioners of the county in which such school or schools are sought to be aided, signed by a majority of the school electors of the county in which the school is sought to be aided; provided, that in counties having a population of 3,000 inhabitants or less (according to the United States census of 1910) one school only shall be aided, and that one located at the county seat of such county.
SEC. 285. Levy. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 6.] For the purpose of carrying this act into effect the board of county commissioners in such county shall annually levy such tax only as may be necessary, not to exceed one mill on the dollar of the assessed valuation of the taxable property of counties having a population of 3,000 inhabitants or less, and not to exceed one-half mill on the dollar of the assessed valuation of the taxable property in counties having a population of more than 3,000 inhabitants.
SEC. 286. Collection and Use of Funds. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 7.] Said tax shall be levied and collected in the same manner as other county taxes, but no part of such general school fund shall ever be used for other than high-school purposes.
SEC. 287. Duty of County Treasurer. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 8.] The county treasurer shall pay to the treasurer of the school district or districts maintaining such high schools such sums of money as the county superintendent shall certify to be necessary and proper for each of said districts respectively.
SEC. 288. Report of Principal. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 9.] It shall be the duty of the principal of each of such high schools, at the expiration of the school year, to make a report to the county superintendent showing the total enrollment in such high school or high schools and the number of months attended by each pupil, and to furnish such other reports as the county superintendent may require, and his last month's salary shall not be due until such reports shall have been duly made.
SEC. 289. Petition; Levy. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 10.] If, upon the presentation of a petition addressed to the county commissioners of any county by a majority of the school electors of such county, asking that certain aid be extended to a certain school district or school districts therein, as provided for herein, and said county superintendent and county commissioners decide to provide the aid petitioned for, said board of county commissioners shall, at the regular meeting held by it on the first Monday in August thereafter, levy such tax on the taxable property of the entire county sufficient to raise the amount necessary to aid such district or districts as said county superintendent and said board of commissioners believe proper.
SEC. 290. Duty of County Superintendent. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 11.] It shall be the duty of the county superintendent to certify to the county commissioners and to the county treasurer, on or before the 1st day of July in each year, the amount of money necessary to aid the district or districts maintaining high schools under the provisions of this act, for the year ending on the 30th day of June preceding, and the county commissioners shall thereupon make such a levy only, within the limitations herein prescribed, as may be necessary to produce the amount of aid herein provided for such high school or high schools, within their respective counties.
SEC. 291. Counties Exempt. [Laws 1911, ch. 263, sec. 12.] Counties maintaining a county high school and counties having high schools in operation under the provisions of chapter 397 of the Laws of 1905, or the provisions of said chapter as amended, shall be exempt from the provisions of this act.
ARTICLE VI.-TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS. $292. Authority to establish.
$295. Tuition free; regulations. 293. Election.
296. Admission of outside pupils. 294. Supervision; course of study.
297. Annual meeting ; levy. SECTION 292. Authority to Establish. [Laws 1911, ch. 262, sec. 1.] The legal electors of any township in which there is no town or city in the state are hereby authorized, as provided for in this act, to establish, locate and maintain a high school in such township.
SEC. 293. Election. [Laws 1911, ch. 262, sec. 2.) Whenever a petition is presented to the township board of any township, described in section 1, in the state, at any of its regular meetings, signed by more than one-third of the legal electors of said township as is shown by the last preceding election, requesting said township board to call an election under the provisions of this act to locate and establish a township high school in said township, the location to be named in said petition, it shall then be the duty of said township board to call a special election to decide the question of locating and establishing such high school and the voting of bonds therefor. All elections held under the provisions of this act shall be governed by the provisions of the general election law of this state where not contrary to this act. Notice of all such elections shall be given at least twenty-one days prior to the day fixed for such election, by posting up printed or typewritten notices on the door of each schoolhouse in said township and publishing the same twice in the official county paper of the county wherein the township is situated, setting forth fully the purposes and objects of such election and the time and place or places where it is to be held; provided, that this act shall not apply to counties having a population of less than 10,000. Upon a proposition being carried to establish a township high school in any township, the township board of such township shall call a special election to elect a township high-school board, consisting of a director, clerk and treasurer.
SEC. 294. Supervision; Course of Study. [Laws 1911, ch. 262, sec. 3.] The county superintendents of public instruction shall have the same general supervision over said township high schools as they now have by law over the district schools; and it is further made the duty of the superintendent of public instruction to provide courses of study for said township high schools, to correspond with that required by section 7775 of the General Statutes of 1909, governing county high schools.
SEC. 295. Tuition Free; Regulations. [Laws 1911, ch. 262, sec. 4.] Tuition shall be free to all pupils residing in the township where the school is located. The board of directors of said township high school shall make such rules and regulations as are provided in section 7776 of the General Statutes of 1909, in relation to county high schools, and make them applicable to said township high schools.
SEC. 296. Admission of Outside Pupils. [Laws 1911, ch. 262, sec. 5.] If at any time the school can accommodate more pupils than apply for admission from the township in which the school is located, pupils may be admitted from other townships, upon the payment of such fees for tuition as the board of directors of said township high school may prescribe, but at no time shall such pupils continue in such township high school to the exclusion of pupils residing in the township where the school is located.
SEC. 297. Annual Meeting; Levy. [Laws 1911; ch. 262, sec. 6.] The annual school meeting for the election of school officers for the township shall be held at two o'clock P. M. on the day preceding the date of the annual meeting for school districts. The township high-school boards shall meet annually on the third Monday in April, at two P. M., at the township high-school buildings in their respective townships, and shall make the necessary levy for taxes, not to exceed four mills on the dollar of valuation on all taxable property in the respective townships, to pay teachers and incidental expenses of said high schools; the clerks of said high-school districts to certify the levy to the county clerks, who are to extend the amounts on the tax rolls, and the county treasurers to collect the taxes, the same as provided for other taxes.
CHAPTER XIV.-INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION.
$298. Tax for industrial training.
$301. Report to state superintendent.
SECTION 298. 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 onehalf mill130 upon the dollar of assessed valuation in cities of the first and second class, and not to exceed one mill131 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. 299. 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. 300. 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. 301. 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
130. Limited to one-eighth of a mill by Laws 1909,. ch. 245, sec. 25 (section 344 of this book).
131. Limited to one-quarter of a mill by Laws 1909, ch. 245, sec. 25 (section 344 of this book).