The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 83
"the Education Act, 1877."
"the Education Act, 1877."
|2.||Commencement of Act.|
|3.||Repeal of Acts and Ordinances.|
|5.||Division of Act.|
Department of Education.
|6.||Minister of Education.|
|7.||Secretary and Inspector and officers of Department of Education.|
|8.||Expenses of administering department to be appropriated by General Assembly.|
|9.||Act not to interfere with "Neglected and Criminal Children Act, 1867."|
|10.||Act not to be binding on Maoris.|
|11.||Provision for Sundays and holidays.|
(1.) Education Districts.
(2.) Constitution of Boards.
|14.||When members of Board take office.|
|15.||Annual retirement of three members of Board.|
|16.||Ordinary election to fill vacancies.|
|17.||Existing Boards to be first Boards under this Act.|
|18.||First elections may be postponed.|
|19.||Existing Boards to administer Act in altered districts till elections held.|
|20.||Qualification for members of Board.|
|21.||Disqualification of members.|
|22.||Provision for vacancy in Board.|
|23.||Acts of Board not to be questioned for informality, &c.|
(3.) Property of Boards.
|25.||Property acquired under repealed Acts or Ordinances to vest in Boards constituted by this Act. Provision in respect of new districts.|
|26.||Moneys payable to former Boards to be paid to new Boards.|
|27.||Dets due to or owing by former Boards to be paid by or recovered from new Board.|
|28.||Contracts entered into under re pealed Acts or Ordinances, by whom to be performed.|
|29.||Provision for apportioning debts and liabilities between old and new Boards.|
(4.) Secretary and Officers of Boards.
|30.||Boards may appoint Secretary and other officers.|
|31.||Duties of Secretary.|
(5.) Meetings of Boards.
|32.||First and other meetings of Boards.|
|33.||Quorum of Boards. Chairman to be elected.|
|34.||Minutes to be kept.|
(6.) Powers and Duties of Boards.
|35.||General powers and duties of Boards.|
|36.||Provision when school districts divided. School year.|
|37.||Public notice to be given when school district formed.|
|38.||Trustees of school may agree to place same under control of Board.|
(7.) Board Fund.
|39.||Board to make annual estimate of moneys required for current year.|
|40.||Provision for deduction from grants in aid in certain cases.|
|41.||Funds of Boards.|
|42.||Board Fund, of what to consist.|
|43.||Disposal of fund.|
|44.||Accounts to be kept. Accounts to be audited.|
(8.) Appointment of Teachers.
|45.||Appointment and removal of teachers.|
|46.||Teachers of schools in office to continue in same.page 2|
|47.||Duration of appointment of school teacher. Summary dismissal in certain cases.|
|48.||Teacher's occupation of school-house.|
|49.||Proceedings against a teacher refusing to give up school house on demand.|
|50.||Pupil-teachers may be employed.|
(9.) Scholarships, District High Schools.
|51.||Board may establish scholarships.|
|52.||Board may receive land or money for foundation of scholarships.|
|53.||Who may compete for scholarship.|
|54.||Board may make regulations for scholarships.|
|55.||District high schools may be established by Board.|
|56.||Course of instruction in high schools.|
|57.||School libraries may bo established.|
School Districts. School Committees and their Duties.
(1.) School Districts.
|59.||Disqualification for membership of Committee.|
|60.||Provision for constitution of now school districts.|
|61.||Meeting of householders.|
|62.||School districts in existence under repealed Acts or Ordinances to continue such.|
(2.) Election of School Committees.
|63.||Election of first School Committees under this Act.|
|64.||Subsequent elections. Proceedings at meeting. Duration of office.|
|65.||Cumulative voting at elections.|
|66.||Disputes as to validity of elections to be settled by Board of District. Provision in case of failure to elect on day of annual meeting.|
|67.||In case of failure to elect at second meeting, Board may appoint Commissioner.|
|68.||Powers and duties of Commissioners.|
(3.) Meetings of School Committees.
|69.||First meeting of School Committee. Election of Chairman.|
|70.||Proceedings at meetings.|
|71.||Clerk and Treasurer may be appointed. Not to receive remuneration in certain cases.|
|72.||Minutes of meetings, &c.|
|73.||Committee may appear by Clerk, or Chairman, or Solicitor.|
(4.) Powers and Duties of School Committees.
|74.||Committee may establish public schools. Committee to have management of educational matters in school district.|
|75.||Committee may provide school-houses, &c.|
|76.||May appoint teachers of sewing.|
|77.||Board may acquire sites for school houses, &c.|
|78.||Savings banks may be established.|
(5.) Good-Attendance Certificates.
|79.||Certificates of attendance obtain able.|
(6.) School Fund.
|80.||Of what School Fund to consist.|
|81.||Application of section 41 to School Fund.|
|82.||Audit of Committee's accounts. Copy to bo sent to the Board.|
Public Schools and Management Thereof.
(1.) Course of Instruction in Public Schools.
|83.||"School ago" defined.|
|84.||Public schools to be conducted in accordance with regulations. Course of instruction in public schools.|
|85.||Military drill and physical training in certain schools. Playgrounds.|
|87.||Expulsion of children in certain cases.|
|88.||Itinerant teachers may be appointed. Aided schools.|
(2.) Compulsory Education: Exemptions.
|89.||Every child above seven nor more than thirteen to attend school.|
|91.||In case child does not attend school, notice may be given.|
|92.||Proceedings to compel attendance.|
(3.) Penalties in certain cases.
|93.||Penalty for non-compliance with order of Justices.|
|94.||Proceedings to bo taken under "Justices of the Peace Act, 1866."|
|95.||Compulsory clauses, when shall be enforced.page 3|
|96.||Penalty for wilful disturbance of school.|
(4.) Inspection of Schools.
|97.||Inspection of schools.|
|98.||Private schools may be inspected on request of managers.|
|99.||Governor may order inspection of industrial schools, &c.|
(5.) Regulations and Reports.
|100.||Regulations may bo made by Order in Council.|
|101.||Minister to make annual report.|
|102.||Boards to made annual report.|
|103.||Committee to forward yearly report to Board.|
|104.||School lands and buildings exempt from rates. Schedules.|