The Revised Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Relating to Public Instruction: Enacted by the Legislature Nov. 21, 1901, to Take Effect Jan. 1, 1902

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1902 - 38 pages
 

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Page 15 - ... the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Page 36 - ... [name of person signing] , and made oath that the foregoing certificate by [him or her] signed is true to the best of [his or her] knowledge and belief. I hereby approve the foregoing certificate of [name of child...
Page 4 - ... different parts of the Commonwealth for the purpose of arousing and guiding public sentiment In relation to the practical interests of education...
Page 37 - ... unless he is a regular attendant at such evening school or at a day school...
Page 34 - No child under the age of fourteen years shall be employed at work performed for wages or other compensation, to whomsoever payable, during the hours when the public schools of the city or town in which he resides are in session, or be employed at work before six o'clock in the morning or after seven o'clock in the evening.
Page 34 - An age and schooling certificate shall be approved only by the superintendent of schools or by a person authorized by him...
Page 26 - ... if such child has attended for a like period of time a private day school approved by the school committee of such city or town, or if such child has been otherwise instructed for a like period of time in the branches of learning required by law to be taught in the public schools...
Page 35 - ... such certificate for any child then in or about to enter his own employment, or the employment of a firm or corporation of which he is a member, officer or employee. The person approving the certificate shall have authority to administer the oath provided for therein, but no fee shall be charged therefor.
Page 11 - ... as a regular branch of study to all pupils in all schools which are supported wholly or partly by public money, except schools which are maintained solely for instruction in particular branches.
Page 36 - ... read at sight and write legibly simple sentences in the English language, or is exempted by law from such attendance.

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