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all of said proceeds to the county treasurer, to be disbursed by the county superintendent at the next ensuing semiannual dividend. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 17, sec. 3.)

SEC. 157. Moneys and Property. [7733.] All persons having school moneys or other school property in their possession, by virtue of any act heretofore passed, are hereby required to pay over and deliver the same to the proper officers provided for by this act. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 17, sec. 4.)

SEC. 158. No Compensation. [7734.] No county treasurer shall receive any compensation for disbursing or receiving either county or state school moneys. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 17, sec. 5.)

SEC. 159. Fine. [7735.] Any county treasurer who shall neglect or fail to pay over any school money in the treasury, on application, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $500 for every such neglect or failure. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 17, sec. 6.)

SEC. 160. Unclaimed Moneys. [7698.] If any sum of money directed by an order of the court to be distributed to heirs, next of kin or legatees shall remain for the space of one year unclaimed, the executor or administrator shall pay over the same to the treasurer of the county for the benefit of common schools of the county. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 15, sec. 7.)

SEC. 161. Common-school Fund. [6908.] All fines and penalties imposed, and all forfeitures incurred, in any county. shall be paid into the treasury thereof, to be applied to the support of common schools. (Gen. Stat. 1868, ch. 82, sec. 332.) CHAPTER IX.-DISTRICT SCHOOLS.

$162. Branches taught in common schools ;

instruction in English language. 163. School month defined. 164. District schools free to all resident

children. 165. Penalty for violation of this article ;

shall not apply to officers of cities

of first and second class. 166. Pupils with contagious diseases ex

cluded, when. 167. When a tuition fee may be assessed. 168. Minimum term. 169. State and county aid.

$170. Duties of county superintendent and

county commissioners. 171. Duties of county superintendent,

state superintendent and state

treasurer. 172. Amount apportioned to each district. 173. County superintendent to provide

school, when ; penalty. 174. Restrictions the formation of

new districts. 175. Appropriation. 176. Schools discontinued, when; com



SECTION 162. Branches Taught. [7478.] That in each and every school district shall be taught orthography, reading, writing, English grammar, geography, arithmetic, history of the United States, and history of the state of Kansas, and such other branches as may be determined by the district board ;83 provided, that the instruction given shall be in the English language. (Laws 1903, ch. 435, sec. 1.)

SEC. 163. School Month. [7479.] A school month shall consist of four weeks of five days each, of six hours per day. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 5, sec. 2.)

SEC. 164. Free Schools. [7480.] The district schools established under the provisions of this act shall at all times be equally free and accessible to all the children resident therein over five and under the age of twenty-one years, subject to such regulations as the district board in each may prescribe. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 5, sec. 3.)

SEC. 165. Penalty. [7481.] The members of any district board wilfully violating any of the provisions of this article, or refusing the admission of any children into the common schools, shall forfeit to the county the sum of $100 each for every month so offending during which such schools are taught; and all moneys forfeited to the common-school fund of the county under this act shall be expended by the county superintendent for the education of such children in the school district denied such equal educational advantages; provided, that any member of said board who shall protest against the action of his said board in excluding any children from equal educational advantages, or in violating any of the provisions of this article, shall not be subject to the penalty herein named; and provided further, that the provisions of this act

83. By Laws of 1885, chapter 169, section 1, physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic stimulants and narcotics upon the human system, must also be taught in each public school supported by public money and under state control. (See section 85 of this book.)

shall not apply to cities of the first or second class. (Laws 1877, ch. 170, sec. 2.)

SEC. 166a. Contagious Disease.84 [7482.] No pupil infected with any contagious disease shall be allowed to attend any common school, or remain in any schoolroom. while so infected. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 5, sec. 5.)

SEC. 166b. Not Attend School; Contagious Disease. [8079.] No person afflicted with any infectious or contagious disease dangerous to the public health shall be admitted into any public or private school. No parent, guardian, tutor, or other person having charge or control of children, whose residence is infected with smallpox, cholera, scarlet fever, diphtheria, epidemic cerebro-spinal meningitis, or other infectious or contagious disease dangerous to the public health, shall allow or permit them to attend any public or private school during the continuance of such infection, or until the premises have been thoroughly disinfected and all danger from contagion has passed. (Laws 1901, ch. 285, sec. 6.)

SEC. 167. Tuition Fee. [7483.] Whenever there be not public money enough belonging to any school district to support a public school the length of time determined at the annual meeting, or at a special meeting duly called, the district board, to meet said deficiency, may assess a tuition 85 fee upon each scholar attending such school, the assessment to be proportioned to the number of days each pupil has been in actual attendance during the term; provided, that no tuition fee shall be levied upon the scholars in any of the public schools of this state, in accordance with the provisions of this act, unless the entire amount of one per cent for teachers' wages, as required by law, be first assessed upon the taxable property of said school district. (Laws 1876, ch. 122, art. 5, sec. 6.)

SEC. 168. Minimum Term. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 1.] That all school districts in which provision is not made for the free tuition and comfortable transportation of all pupils to a public school in some other school district or districts for not less than seven months each school year shall maintain a public school for a period of not less than seven months between the 1st day of September, and the 1st day of the following June. Cities of the first and second class shall maintain not less than eight months of school each school year.

SEC. 169. State and County Aid. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 2.] That for the purpose of providing at least seven months of school each year for all the youth of this state, whose parents or guardians live in public school districts the funds of which are not sufficient to maintain school for seven months, there shall be paid to each such district by the state, as here

84. This is not suspension as designated in section 214. 85. See note 159, sec. 430.

inafter provided, three-fourths of the difference between the amount necessary to maintain seven months' school and the annual income of the district from all sources, and the remaining deficiency to the amount of one-fourth shall be a proper charge upon the county and paid as other county expenditures; provided, that no aid shall be given any public-school district unless said district shall have voted an amount of money representing not less than four and one-half mills of the assessed valuation of such district; and provided further, that all districts receiving aid under the provisions of this act shall follow the course of study' as prescribed by the State Board of Education and shall employ a qualified teacher recommended by the county superintendent.

SEC. 170. Duties of County Superintendent and County Commissioners. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 3.] That it shall be the duty of the superintendent of each county within the state, on or before August 1st of each year, under oath, to certify to the county clerk an estimated amount that will be due the several school districts under the provisions of this act from the county (and it shall then be the duty of the commissioners to provide a levy sufficient to raise the amount required for the current school year); provided, that such estimate shall include a statement as to each district concerned as to valuation, area, school census and proposed total expenditures for teacher and incidental expenses.

SEC. 171. Duties of County Superintendent, State Superintendent and State Treasurer. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 4.] That it shall be the duty of the superintendent of each county within the state, on or before the second Monday in January of each year, under oath, to certify to the county treasurer the total amount due each district from the state and from the county, and also to certify to the state superintendent of public instruction the number of each school district in his county entitled to state and county aid under the provisions of this act, the tax levy for each, the expenditures of each, the amount due each from the state, the area, the school census, and such other items as the state superintendent may require. It shall be the duty of the state superintendent, on or before the last Monday in March of each year, to certify the amount of state aid due the several districts under the provisions of this act to the several county treasurers, and the amount due each county to the state auditor, and the state auditor shall draw warrants on the state treasurer in favor of the various counties for the sums as specified by the state superintendent. The state treasurer shall remit said amount to the county treasurers of the several counties entitled to the same, who shall place the amounts to the credit of the proper districts of their respective counties in accordance with the instruction of the state superintendent and as certified by the county superintendent; provided, that at the same time the several amounts due from the county to said districts shall be placed to the credit of such districts.

SEC. 172. Amount Apportioned to Each District. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 5.] That to determine the amount to be apportioned to each district, the county superintendents shall find the estimated expenditures of the district for the current year and subtract therefrom the estimated income of that district from all sources for the current year. The estimated income for the current year shall be the sum of all moneys belonging to the district on hand in the district and county treasuries, plus the amount which a levy of a four and one-half mills tax upon the assessed value of the district will raise, plus the estimated apportionment of state and county funds, as now provided by law. The estimated expenditures for the current year shall be the amount necessary to provide for a teacher, fuel and incidentals, and to maintain school for seven months; and shall not exceed the sum of $450 for any one year to schools receiving such state and county aid.

SEC. 173. County Superintendent to provide a School, When; Penalty. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 6.] That upon the failure of any school district to carry out the provisions of section 1 of this act the county superintendent shall make the required tax levy and certify the same to the county clerk and proceed to carry out said provisions; and after September 1, the school district neglecting to act, he shall employ a teacher and make all necessary provisions for a seven months' term of school, and the district treasurer shall pay such itemized expenses as are certified to by the county superintendent. The county superintendent shall be liable under section 7395 of the General Statutes of 1909 for neglect or refusal to perform his duties as provided in this act.

SEC. 174. Restrictions on the Formation of New Districts. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 7.] That new districts shall not be formed with an assessed valuation of less than $100,000, and territory shall not be detached from any school district the assessed valuation of property of which is less than $100,000, or the valuation of property of which would thereby be reduced below $100,000.

SEC. 175. Appropriation. [Laws 1911, ch. 268, sec. 8.] That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $75,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1911, and $75,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1912, or as much thereof as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this act; provided, that if the amount appropriated above is not sufficient to pay the full sum to which each district is entitled under the provisions of this act, it shall be divided pro rata among the several

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