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visions of the said act to boroughs and townships of the first class. Approved February 25, 1901 (P. L., 10).

An act to admit to the public schools, where there is building capacity, the inmates of orphan asylums and homes for poor and friendless children, upon the payment of a reasonable tuition. Approved March 22, 1901 (P. L., 55).

An act authorizing school boards to grant the use of school houses for lyceum and other literary purposes. Approved April 11, 1901 (P. L., 78).

An act entitled an act to amend an act, entitled “An act authorizing the school directors or controllers of the several school districts of this Commonwealth to establish and maintain, out of the public school treasury, free kindergartens for children between the ages of three and six years, residing in their districts." Approved April 23, 1901 (P. L., 93).

An act to provide for the centralization of township schools, and to provide high schools for townships. Approved April 25, 1901 (P. L., 105).

An act relating to night schools, for the manual training of children above the age of twelve years. Approved May 11, 1901 (P. L., 176).

A further supplement to an act, entitled “An act for the establishment of free public libraries in the several school districts of this Commonwealth, except in cities of the first and second class," approved the twentyeighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five; authorizing the school directors, boards or organizations having control of the common schools of any district, to divide and distribute public libraries among the schools of the district. Approved May 11, 1901 (P. L., 179).

An act to amend an act, entitled “An act for the establishment of free public libraries in the several school districts of this Commonwealth, except in cities of the first and second class,” approved the twentyeighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five. Approved May 11, 1901 (P. L., 180).

An act to amend an act, entitled “An act to amend an act, entitled 'An act describing the mode of fixing the salaries of county superintendents of common schools,' approved the twenty-ninth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, amending the first section thereof by fixing the minimum salaries to be paid said superintendents,” and prescribing the mode of fixing salaries above the minimum and below the maximum. Approved May 17, 1901 (P. L., 262).

An act to amend an act, entitled “A further supplement to an act for the regulation and continuance of a system of education by common schools, approved the eighth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four," approved the ninth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven. Approved May 21, 1901 (P. L., 269).

An act to authorize the school directors of townships having a population of over four thousand inhabitants to employ one person, holding a permanent certificate or diploma issued by a State Normal School of this Commonwealth, as supervising principal of the schools of said township, at a salary to be fixed by said board. Approved June 25, 1901 (P. L., 598).

An act to amend an act, entitled “An act to provide for the centralization of township schools, and to provide high schools for townships," approved April twenty-fifth, one thousand nine hundred and one. Approved June 26, 1901 (P. L., 600).

An act relating to school districts in townships, and boroughs erected therefrom. Approved February 5, 1903 (P. L., 4).

A supplement to an act, entitled “An act for the establishment of free public libraries in the several school districts of this Commonwealth, except in cities of the first and second class,” approved the twentyeighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, authorizing school districts to join in the establishing and maintaining free public libraries or to join in aiding those otherwise established. Approved April 11, 1903 (P. L., 133).

An act to provide for ascertaining whether an undue proportion of real estate and school-houses is within a school district, which has been or shall hereafter be enlarged by annexation of a part or parts of a township or townships to a borough, and how much money shall be paid therefor, by the enlarged district to the old district or districts. Approved April 3, 1903 (P. L., 142).

An act permitting children residing in school districts having graded public schools or graded courses of study to attend public schools of higher grades or courses of study, including high schools, in other districts, under terms and conditions to be agreed upon by the school directors of the districts interested. Ap. proved April 3, 1903, (P. L., 153).

An act regulating the minimum salary of school teachers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, where school districts receive State appropriation. Approved April 9, 1903 (P. L., 162).

An act to protect the public health, and prevent the spread of infectious and contagious diseases in this Commonwealth. Approved April 14, 1903 (P. L., 172).

An act to establish county associations of school directors. Approved April 21, 1903 (P. L., 227).

An act relating to the collection of school taxes in boroughs and townships in this Commonwealth ; requir

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ing collectors to make monthly statements to secretary of the school board of amounts collected, dates and names of parties from whom collected, and to pay said taxes monthly to treasurer; and providing for meeting of school directors and tax collector; and for the collection and payment of all school taxes to treasurer, on or before first Monday in June in each year; and prescribing a penalty for the violation of the same. Approved April 21, 1903 (P. L., 229).

An act providing the manner by which independent school districts of this Commonwealth, established by act of Assembly or the courts of quarter sessions, may be abolished, and providing for the disposition of the school property of such district. Approved April 22, 1903 (P. L., 237).

An act to designate the number of school directors to be elected in the several boroughs of the Commonwealth, not divided into wards; to provide for their election, and for the filling of vacancies, and to fix the length of term for which they shall serve. Approved April 23, 1903 (P. L., 271).

An act permitting children residing in school districts in which no public high school is maintained to attend a high school in some other district, located near their homes, and providing for the payment of costs for tuition and school-books. Approved March 16, 1905 (P. L., 40).

An act to provide a system of humane education, to include kind treatment of birds and animals, in our public schools. Approved March 27, 1905, (P. L., 60).

An act to amend sections one and two of an act entitled "An act to establish county associations of school directors," approved the twenty-first day of April, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and three. Approved April 10, 1905 (P. L., 139).

An act to regulate the time of holding city teachers' institutes. Approved April 20, 1905 (P. L., 228).

An act to amend the third section of an act, entitled “An act for the establishment of free public libraries in the several school districts of the Commonwealth, except in cities of the first and second class," approved the twenty-eighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five; providing that the tax levy for the purchase, improvement, and maintenance of such libraries shall be made upon the same subjects of taxation as are assessed for school purposes, and shall be included in the school tax levy. Approved April 20, 1905 (P. L., 231).

An act to classify the school districts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Approved April 22, 1905 (P. L., 272). . An act for the purpose of governing the construction of public school buildings, in order that the health, sight, and comfort of all pupils may be properly protected. Approved April 22, 1905 (P. L., 282).

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An act regulating the election of secretaries, by school boards in boroughs and townships. Approved April 22, 1905 (P. L., 285).

A supplement to an act entitled “An act for the regulation and continuance of a system of education by common schools," approved the eighth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fiftyfour; authorizing the increase of the number of school directors in cities within the provisions of the said act, and authorizing their election by wards; and also providing for the appointment, by the court of common pleas of the counties in which said cities are located, of directors to fill any vacancy which shall occur until the next succeeding municipal election. Approved May 4, 1905 (P. L., 388).

An act to establish county associations of school directors, and providing for the payment of certain expenses incident thereto by the respective school districts and counties of the Commonwealth. Approved March 22, 1907 (P. L., 27).

An act to establish schools for adults, including foreigners, and providing for the instruction and employ. ment of teachers for the same. Approved April 15, 1907 (P. L., 69).

An act to prohibit the taking, by condemnation or otherwise, for public school purposes, without the owners' consent, any land used or owned by any church or religious society, college or other educational insti. tution. Approved April 25, 1907 (P. L., 122).

A supplement to an act, entitled “An act for the establishment of free public libraries in the several school districts of this Commonwealth, except in cities of the first and second class," approved the twenty. eighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five; authorizing school districts of the townships and boroughs adjoining cities of the third class to join in establishing and maintaining free public libraries, or to join in aiding those otherwise established. Approved May 1, 1907 (P. L., 151).

An act to permit children who reside one and onehalf miles or more, by public road, from the nearest school in the district where they reside, to attend any more convenient school in any other district without the consent of the directors or controllers of the district where they reside or where they may attend, and making the district where they reside liable to the district where they attend for the cost of tuition. Approved May 2, 1907 (P. L., 158).

An act authorizing and requiring the Superintendent of Public Instruction to use the return of the number of children between six and sixteen years of age in the several school districts in each county, now required to be made by the county commissioners to

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the Superintendent of Public Instruction, by an act approved the eleventh day of July, Anno Domini nineteen hundred and one (Pamphlet Laws, page six hundred and sixty-two), a basis for the distribution of one-third of the State appropriation to schools. Approved May 8, 1907 (P. L., 183).

An act to repeal an act empowering the courts of common pleas of this Commonwealth to authorize school directors to borrow money, approved April twenty-one, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and validating bonds issued in non-compli. ance with said act. Approved May 10, 1907 (P. L., 195).

An act to amend an act, approved the sixteenth day of March, Anno Domini nineteen hundred and five, entitled “An act permitting children, residing in school districts in which no public high school is maintained, to attend a high school in some other district, located near their homes, and providing for the payment of cost of tuition and school-books, making clearer the reckoning of the cost of tuition and schoolbooks, and the township or borough high school which said children may attend. Approved May 23, 1907 (P. L., 202).

An act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act relating to school districts and townships, and boroughs created therefrom," approved the fifth day of February, Anno Domini nineteen hundred and three, by providing manner of certifying and returning votes cast in such districts. Approved May 23, 1907 (P. L., 228).

A supplement to an act, entitled “An act to regulate the establishment, classification, and maintenance of high schools, the distributions of appropriations in aid of high schools, and the employment of teachers in high schools receiving State aid, approved June twenty-eight, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and ninety-five; authorizing the directors of adjacent townships or school districts to purchase real estate and erect buildings for joint high schools, and to issue bonds for said purpose; and providing for the formation of high school boards to control and manage said schools." Approved May 29, 1907 (P. L., 319).

An act providing for better sanitation of schoolrooms, relative to heat and ventilation. Approved May 29, 1907 (P. L., 320).

An act regulating the entrance of beginners into the public schools of Pennsylvania. Approved May 31, 1907 (P. L., 331).

An act fixing the salaries of common school teachers, in districts of this Commonwealth receiving State appropriation, at no less than forty dollars per month where teacher holds a provisional certificate, and at

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