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4. To purchase necessary machinery, tools, apparatus and supplies. (Section 603, am'd by L. 1913, ch. 747.)

§ 604. State aid for general industrial schools, trade schools, and schools of agriculture, mechanic arts and home making.– 1. The commissioner of education in the annual apportionment of the state school moneys shall apportion therefrom to each city and union free school district for each general industrial school, trade school, part time or continuation school or evening vocational school, maintained therein for thirty-six weeks during the school year and employing one teacher whose work is devoted exclusively to such school, and having an enrollment of at least fifteen pupils and maintaining an organization and a course of study, and conducted in a manner approved by him, a sum equal to two-thirds of the salary paid to such teacher, but not exceeding one thousand dollars.

2. He shall also apportion in like manner to each city, union free school district or common school district for each school of agriculture, mechanic arts and home making, maintained therein for thirty-six weeks during the school year, and employing one teacher whose work is devoted exclusively to such school, and having an enrollment of at least fifteen pupils and maintaining an organization and course of study and conducted in a approved by him, a sum equal to two-thirds of the salary paid to such teacher. Such teacher may be employed for the entire year, and during the time that the said school is not open shall be engaged in performing such educational services as may be required by the board of education or trustees, under regulations adopted by the commissioner of education. Where a contract is made with a teacher for the entire year and such teacher is employed for such period, as herein provided, the commissioner of education shall make an additional apportionment to such city or district of the sum of two hundred dollars. But the total amount apportioned in each year on account of such teacher shall not exceed one thousand dollars.

3. The commissioner of education shall also make an additional apportionment to each city and union free school district for each additional teacher employed exclusively in the schools mentioned in the preceding subdivisions of this section for thirty-six weeks during the school year, a sum equal to one-third of the salary paid to each such additional teacher, but not exceeding one thousand dollars for each teacher.

4. The commissioner of education, in his discretion, may apportion to a district or city maintaining such schools or employing such teachers for a shorter time than thirty-six weeks, or for a less time than a regular school day, an amount prorata to the time such schools are maintained or such teachers are employed. This section shall not be construed to entitle manual training high schools or other secondary schools maintaining manual training departments, to an apportionment of funds herein provided for.

Any person employed as teacher as provided herein may serve as principal of the school in which the said industrial or trade school or course, or school or course of agriculture, mechanic arts and home making, is maintained. [Section 604 am'd by L. 1913, ch. 747.)

§ 605. Application of such moneys.- All moneys apportioned by the commissioner of education for schools under this article shall be used exclusively for the payment of the salaries of teachers employed in such schools in the

city or district to which such moneys are apportioned. [As am'd by L. 1913, ch, 747.]

$ 606. Annual estimate by board of education and appropriations by municipal and school districts.- 1. The board of education of each city or the officer having the management and supervision of the public school system in a city not having a board of education shall file with the common council of such city, within thirty days after the commencement of the fiscal year of such city, a written itemized estimate of the expenditures necessary for the maintenance of its general industrial schools, trade schools, schools of agriculture, mechanic arts and home making, part time or continuation, schools or evening vocational schools, and the estimated amount which the city will receive from the state school moneys applicable to the support of such schools. The common council snall give a public hearing to such persons as wish to be heard in reference thereto. The common council shall adopt such estimate and, after deducting therefrom the amount of state moneys applicable to the support of such schools, shall include the balance in the annual tax budget of such city. Such amount shall be levied, assessed and raised by tax upon the real and personal property liable to taxation in the city at the time and in the manner that other taxes for school purposes are raised. The common council shall have power by a two-thirds vote to reduce or reject any item included in such estimate. [Subd. I am’d by L. 1913, ch. 747.)

2. The board of education in a union free school district which maintains a general industrial school, trade school, a school of agriculture, mechanic arts and home making, part time or continuation schools or evening vocational schools, shall include in its estimate of expenses pursuant to the provisions of sections three hundred and twenty-three and three hundred and twenty-seven of this chapter the amount that will be required to maintain such schools after applying toward the maintenance thereof the amount apportioned therefor by the commissioner of education. Such amount shall thereafter be levied, assessed and raised by tax upon the taxable property of the district at the time and in the manner that other taxes for school purposes are raised in such district. [Subd. 2 am'd by L. 1913, ch. 747.]

8 607. Courses in schools of agriculture for training of teachers. The state schools of agriculture at Saint Lawrence University, at Alfred University and at Morrisville may give courses for the training of teachers in agriculture, mechanic arts, domestic science or home making, approved by the commissioner of education. Such schools shall be entitled to an apportionment of money as provided in section six hundred and four of this chapter for schools established in union free school districts. Graduates from such approved courses may receive licenses to teach agriculture, mechanic arts and home making in the public schools of the state, subject to such rules and regulations as the commissioner of education may prescribe.

SCHOOLS IN LABOR CAMPS

EDUCATION LAW, CHAPTER 16 OF THE CONSOLIDATED Laws (AS AMENDED BY

L. 1910, CH. 140)

ARTICLE 6-A

[Added by L. 1913, ch. 176.]

Temporary School Districts
Section 175, Establishment of temporary school districts.

176. Organization of districts; officers.
177. Maintenance of schools ; teachers.
178. Payment of expenses ; gifts and contributions.
179. Regulations of commissioner of education.

§ 175. Establishment of temporary school districts.— Temporary school districts may be established outside of cities and union free school districts and public schools shall be maintained therein as hereinafter provided. Such districts may be established whenever any considerable number of persons shall have been congregated in camps or other places of temporary habitation, who are engaged in the construction of public works by, or under contract with, the state, or in the construction of public works or improvements by or under contract with any municipality. Such temporary districts shall be established by order of the district superintendent of schools of the supervisory district within which such camps or other places of temporary habitation are located, subject to the approval of the commissioner of education. Such order shall be filed in the state education department and if the public works or improvements are being constructed by a municipality, a copy thereof shall be filed in the office of the officer or board of the city under whose direction they are being constructed. When so established such districts shall be entitled to share in the apportionment of public money as in the case of other school districts, except that each district quota shall be one hundred and twenty-five dollars. The money so apportioned shall be paid to the treasurer of the district and be applied in the payment of teachers' salaries.

§ 176. Organization of districts; officers.— Each of such districts shall have a trustee who shall be appointed by the district superintendent of schools, and a district clerk and treasurer to be appointed by the trustee. Each of such officers shall serve during the continuance of the camp or other place of temporary habitation, unless sooner removed by the district superintendent. The treasurer shall give a bond to the people of the state, in an amount to be determined by the district superintendent, and with sureties approved by him, conditioned for the proper disbursement and accounting of all moneys received by him in behalf of such district.

8 177. Maintenance of schools; teachers.- Such schools shall be under the supervision of the district superintendent and shall be maintained pursuant to regulations adopted by the commissioner of education. They shall be free to all children of school age residing in such camps and other places of temporary habitation, and also to all adults residing therein. They shall be open at such hours as may be prescribed by the district superintendent, subject to the approval of the commissioner of education. The trustee of each such district shall employ qualified teachers for the school therein, for

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such term and at such rate of compensation as may be determined upon by the district superintendent, with the approval of the commissioner of education. The said trustees shall provide suitable building or rooms for such school and shall require the same to be kept in proper condition for the maintenance thereof, and shall cause the same to be equipped and supplied with all necessary books, furniture, apparatus and appliances.

§ 178. Payment of expenses; gifts and contributions. The costs and ex. penses of maintaining such schools in temporary districts, exclusive of the amount apportioned thereto out of the public moneys, shall be paid in such districts where the public works are being constructed by the state, out of moneys appropriated for such purpose. In districts where public works or improvements are being constructed for a municipality, such costs and expenses shall be a charge upon such municipality, and shall be paid out of funds available for the payment of the cost of construction of such works or improvements.

The trustee of such district shall prepare an estimate of the amount of probable expenditures for the maintenance of the public schools in such district, which shall include a statement of the amount in the hands of the treasurer available for such maintenance, the amount received by such treasurer from gifts, contributions and other sources, and the amount to be received from the public school moneys, as herein provided, and shall also state the amount required to be raised for such school, specifying the items thereof, for the ensuing school year. The form of such estimate shall be prescribed by the district superintendent. In the districts where the public works are being constructed by a municipality the said estimate shall be executed in duplicate, one of which shall be filed with the state education department, and the other shall be filed in the office of the department or officer of the municipality under whose supervision such public works are being constructed. Upon the approval of such estimates by the state education department notice thereof shall be given to the said department or officer of the municipality, and payment of the amount specified in such estimate shall be made to the treasurer of such district. The treasurer shall preserve vouchers of all payments made by him on account of the school in his district and shall make no payments for purposes not provided for in the estimate, nor without the order of the trustee of the district accom: panied with the necessary vouchers.

§ 179. Regulations of commissioner of education.— The commissioner of education shall make regulations, not inconsistent herewith, for the purpose of providing for the establishment and maintenance of schools as herein provided, and for the purpose of carrying into effect the full intent of this article.

FREE LECTURES FOR WORKINGPEOPLE

LAWS OF 1888, CHAPTER 545 An Act to provide for lectures for workingmen and workingwomen (in New

York City] § 1. The board of education of the city of New York is hereby authorized and empowered to provide for the employment of competent lecturers to deliver lectures on the natural sciences and kindred subjects in the public schools of said city in the evenings for the benefit of workingmen and work. ingwomen.

§ 2. The said board of education shall have power to purchase the books, stationery, charts and other things necessary and expedient to successfully conduct said lectures which it shall have power to direct.

$ 3. No admission fee shall be charged, and at least one school in each ward of said city or such hall or halls therein, if there is not suitable accommodation in the school buildings for persons attending said lectures, where in the judgment of the said board of education it is practicable or expedient, shall be selected and designated by said board for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act, and one or more lectures, in the discretion of said board, shall be delivered in each school or other building so selected and designated in each week, between the first day of October in each year and the thirty-first day of March in each succeeding year, excepting the two weeks preceding and the week following the first day of January in each year; and such lecture or lectures may be advertised in a newspaper or newspapers published in said city, or otherwise, as the said board of education in its discretion shall determine. The board of estimate and apportionment of the city and county of New York is hereby authorized to appropriate annually sufficient money to carry out the provisions of this act. [As an’d by L. 1989, ch. 393; L. 1890, ch. 305; L. 1891, ch. 71.]

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