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Section 2808. The terms of all school directors in Directors' terms

extended. this Commonwealth, expiring on the first Monday of June, nineteen hundred and eleven (1911), shall be, and hereby are, extended until the first Monday of December, nineteen hundred and eleven (1911).

Section 2809. It shall be the duty of every board of Delivery of school directors of any school district, sub-school dis- po trict, or ward school district, existing at the time of the approval of this act, and of its proper officers, to deliver to the several boards of school directors herein provided for the several districts established by this act, and entitled to the same, possession of all property, real and personal, including books, records, papers, and accounts, and all other matters pertaining to the schwol affairs, which shall belong to the several districts established by this act. Section 2810. From the date of the approval of this Terms of teachers

hereafter apact to the time that the several boards of school di- pointed. rectors herein provided for shall have duly organized, no teacher shall be appointed, by any board of school directors in this Commonwealth, for a term extending beyond the close of the school term in one thousand nine hundred and twelve.

Section 2811. From and after the approval of this Change of textact, it shall not be lawful for the board of education, board of school controllers, or board of school directors, in any school district, sub-school district, or ward school district, to make any change in text-books, to adopt additional text-books, or to contract for any new school site or new school building, if said school New school sites district, sub-school district, or ward school district is included in, or forms a part only of, any school district established by this act.

Section 2812. The school system in this Common- Levy of wealth, existing at the time of the approval of this act, is to continue until the same is superseded by the system established and provided in this act, and all school directors shall levy the school taxes at the time or times and in the manner heretofore fixed by law, and, together with the officers and appointees thereol, Official continuashall continue to serve until the directors, officers, and appointees herein provided have been duly elected or appointed and qualified, and have entered upon the performance of their several duties, except as herein otherwise provided. In school districts of the first class, on and after the second Monday of November, and in school districts of the second, third, and fourth class, on and after the first Monday of December, one thousand nine hundred and eleven (1911), only the school directors provided for in this act shall serve in the several districts in which they have been appointed or elected.

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tion of service.

Organization of school boards.

Service of district superintendents,

Election.

First class districts.

School year.

Section 2813. Every board of school directors which elected its officers in June nineteen hundred and ten (1910), shall elect a president, secretary, and treasurer, as heretofore, at its first meeting in June, nineteen hundred and eleven (1911), or as soon thereafter as possible. Such organization shall continue until the first Monday of December, nineteen hundred and eleven (1911).

Section 2814. When a school district in this Commonwealth, as established by this act, is composed of territory that comprised two or more school Districts having district superintendents, such district superintendents shall continue to serve until the end of their terms as assistant district superintendents therein, over the territory of which they had supervision as district superintendents; and the board of school di. rectors provided for any such district in this act shall, on the first Monday of January, one thousand nine hundred and twelve (1912), elect a properly qualified person as district superintendent therein, whose term of office shall begin at the time of his election. .

Section 2815. In every school district of the first class, as established by this act, where the present school year in such district, or in any part thereof, terminates prior to the first Monday of January, one thousand nine hundred and twelve (1912), such school year, together with the contracts of all teachers or other appointees therein, shall be continued to and terminate on the first Monday of January, one thousand nine hundred and twelve (1912).

Section 2816. Any land belonging to any school district at the time of the approval of this act, which is situated within the boundaries of another school district, shall continue to belong to and remain the property of the district owning the same, and shall be vested in the district, hereby established, which succeeds to the rights and property of such district owning such land.

Section 2817. Each certificate which any collector of school taxes makes of delinquent school taxes levied upon real estate, upon which there is no personal property from which the same can be collected, shall be accompanied by the affidavit of the tax collector that, after the proper efforts, he could not find sufficient personal property out of which the said taxes, or any part thereof, could be made or collected as provided by law, which affidavit shall be conclusive as to that fact, in so far as it may affect the lien oi said taxes or the title of a purchaser at a sheriff's sale thereunder: Provided, however, That in case any such collector shall make any wilfully false return, he shall be liable therefor to any person or persons injured thereby.

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Certificate of delinquent school taxes.

Affidavit.

Liens.

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Section 2818. At the beginning of the first school as year as herein provided, after the approval of this act, all the contracts and obligations of any existing school district shall be assumed by the school district succeeding thereto; and all the funds and personal prop. Funds and erty of any kind, including any funds or appropria personal property. tion made by any school district or by any municipality for such school district, for the payment of any such contracts and obligations, shall become the property of such district succeeding thereto.

Section 2819. All contracts, hereafter awarded and in entered into by any school district of the first class, shall contain a clause or stipulation requiring that no person shall be employed to do work under such contract except competent and first-class workmen and mechanics, and no workmen shall be regarded as competent and first-class, within the meaning of this act, except those who are duly skilled in their respective branches of labor, and who shall be paid such rates of wages and for such hours' work as shall be the established and current rates of wages paid for such hours by employers of organized labor in doing of similar work: And provided, moreover, That cut stone to be used in Proviso. such school district for school buildings shall be cut Cut stone and prepared in the district in which such buildings are to be erected, and notice of that fact shall be stated in all proposals for the erection of such school buildings and in the contracts with the successful bidder therefor: And provided further, That the cost of Proviso. cutting and preparation shall not be in excess of the price paid for labor for like work under private contracts in said district.

Section 2820. Nothing in this act shall prevent the issuing of permanent certificates, as now provided by law, prior to the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred and eleven (1911), and such certificates, properly issued, shall continue in force the same as those issued before the approval of this act. Section 2821. Any person otherwise qualified as re- Eligibility to

service as superquired by this act, who holds a county permanent cer- intendent. tificate, or who has held a professional certificate in any county or school district for the ten years next preceding the approval of this act, shall be eligible . to serve as a county, district, or assistant county or district superintendent in the county or district in which such certificate is or becomes permanently valid.

Section 2822. Nothing in this act contained shall As to right be held to preclude the right of appeal in actions arising under this act, from any court wherein such action shall be brought, except as herein otherwise provided.

Section 2823. This act unless otherwise herein speci. When act shall fied shall take effect on the day of its approval.

Issuing of permanent certificates,

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Assumption of bonded indebtedness.

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Section 2824. Any school district of the first class assuming any bonded indebtedness of any former school district, sub-school district, or ward school district within its limits, may levy and collect a school tax not to exceed seven mills on the dollar of the total assessment of all property assessed at and certified for taxation therein, until such assumed bonded indebtedness has been paid, after which the school tax levy in such district shall not exceed six mills on the dollar.

REPEALING CLAUSE. This act of Assembly is intended as an entire and complete School Code for the public school system in this Commonwealth, hereby established in every school district therein, and the following acts or parts of acts, to wit,

An act to provide for the education of the poor gratis. Approved April 4, 1809 (P. L. 73).

Section 1 of an act concerning the education of German redemptioners who are minors. Approved March 19, 1810 (P. L., 113).

An act to provide for the education of children at public expense, within the city and county of Philadelphia. Passed March 3, 1818 (Recorded in Law Book 16, page 534, chapter 4519), P. L., 53.

An act providing for a general system of education. Approved April 2, 1831 (P. L. 385).

An act to establish a general system of education by common schools. Approved April 1, 1834 (P. L. 170).

A supplement to an act to establish a general system of education by common schools.' Passed the first day of April, 1834. Approved April 15, 1835 (P. L., 365).

An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relative to a general system of education by common schools. Approved June 13, 1836 (P. L., 525).

A resolution requiring the president, faculty, and trustees of colleges, and trustees or managers of academies or schools (other than common schools), to make certain reports to the superintendent of common schools. Approved April 1, 1836 (P. L. 842).

A resolution relative to undrawn balances in the school fund. Approved March 27, 1837 (P. L., 401).

A supplement to an act to consolidate and amend the several acts relative to a general system of education by common schools; passed the thirteenth of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. Approved April 12, 1838 (P. L., 332).

Section 29 of an act to authorize the committee of the estate of Michael Fox, a lunatic, to sell and convey certain real estate, and for other purposes. Approved April 16, 1838 (P. L. 525).

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Section 3 of an act to authorize the administrators of Henry Mineum, late of Crawford County, deceased, to sell and convey certain real estate, and for other purposes. Approved July 2, 1839 (P. L., 576).

A further supplement to the act of the thirteenth of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, entitled “An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relative to a general system of education by common schools, and for other purposes. Approved April 21, 1840 (P. L., 457).

A further supplement to an act, entitled “An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relative to a general system of education by common schools ;" passed the thirteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. Approved May 4, 1840 (P. L., 304).

An act supplementary to an act, entitled “An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relative to a general system of education by common schools,” and for other purposes. Approved March 18, 1842 (P. L., 124).

An act to provide for the education of the poor in the non-accepting school districts of this Commonwealth, and for other purposes. Approved July 30, 1842 (P. L. 449).

An act supplementary to an act, entitled “An act to provide for the education of the poor in the nonaccepting school districts of this Commonwealth, and for other purposes.” Approved March 11, 1843 (P. L.,

77).

An act relative to certain undrawn balances in the school funds, and for other purposes. Approved April 8, 1843 (P. L., 191).

Section 10 of an act for the relief of the overseers of the poor of the borough of Erie, and for other purposes. Approved April 18, 1843 (P. L., 332).

A further supplement to “An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relative to a general system of education by common schools.” Approved April 25, 1844 (P. L., 395).

An act relating to the controllers of the public schools of the city and county of Philadelphia. Approved April 16, 1845 (P. L., 502).

An act relative to public schools. Approved April 11, 1848 (P. L., 526).

An act for the regulation and continuance of a system of education by common schools. Approved April 7, 1849 (P. L., 441).

Section 13 of a supplement to the act for the regulation and continuance of a system of education by common schools; passed April seventh, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, to alter the charter of the first Presbyterian Church of the borough of Reading; to change the place of holding

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