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EETINGS OF THE BOARD_TIMES AND PLACES FOR

HOLDING EXAMINATIONS.

The regular meetings of the State board of education and of the tate board of examination occur on the first Monday of January ai of July in each year, at the capital of the State.

In addition to these stated examinations of applicants for State w life diplomas, and State certificates, the Superintendent of Public Instraction, assisted by any members of the State board of examinaion, whoin he may call to his aid, is authorized by the State board bi education to hold examinations, with questions prepared by the band of examination, at any time and place he may deem advisable. In all such examinations the papers of all persons examined must be returned by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to the State board for determination of standing and final action.

REQUIREMENTS FOR EXAMINATION.

All applicants must furnish satisfactory evidence of good moral character prior to examination. If the applicant is personally kuown to the board, no other testimony will be required. If not, personal endorsement from one or more responsible citizens aquainted with the applicant must be furnished. Evidence relative to the length of service as a teacher must be submitted before the Istance of diplomas or certificates. The following schedules of Framinations have been adopted :

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SCHEDULE I, LIFE DIPLOMA.

SCALE OF 100 PER CENT. General average required, 90 per cent. Minimum allowed in branch, 75 per cent. Orthography,

English Grammar, Composition, Reading,

Physical Geography, Rhetoric, Penmanship,

United States History, Physiology and Hys Descriptive Geography, Theory and Practice of

Algebra, Mental Arithmetic,

Teaching,

Plain Geometry, Written Arithmetic, School Law, Oregon, English Literature, Bouk-keeping, General History,

Natural Philosophy Constitution of the United States.

SCHEDULE II, STATE DIPLOMA.

SCALE OF 100 PER CENT. Examination includes all branches in the above list. General are required, 85 per cent. Minimum allowed in any branch, 70 per cei SCHEDULE III, FIRST GRADE STATE CERTIFICATE

SCALE'OF 100 PER CENT. General average required, 85 per cent. Minimum allowed in branch, 65 per cent. Orthography,

Descriptive Geography, English Grammar. ! Reading,

Mental Arithmetic, Physical Geography, Penmanship,

Written Arithmetic, United States History Algebra, Book-keeping,

Theory and Practice, Oregon School Law, Composition,

Physiology and Hygi

SCHEDULE IV, SECOND GRADE CERTIFICATE.

SCALE OF 100 PER CENT. Examination embraces all branches in first grade list except Alge Book-keeping, Composition and Oregon School Law. General arei required, 75 per cent. Minimum allowed in any branch, 50 per cen

Applicants for life diplomas must furnish satisfactory evide that they have taught, with success, not less than six years, thre which shall have been in this State. For State diplomas, applica are required to have taught four years, two of which shall have b in this State. For first grade State certificates, applicants must hi taught one year successfully.

If, at 'any of the examinations held by authority of the St board of education, it shall be found that applicants have answer

required per cent. of the questions given in any one or more of branches named in the foregoing schedules, but have not reed the requisite per cent. in a sufficient number of these branches otitle them to life diplomas, State diplomas, first or second grade ificates, their standing shall be recorded, and at any future time hin two years after the first examination for diplomas, or one r for first grade State certificates, they may re-apply for examilun, receiving credit for all branches in which they have already ked, and shall be required to pass in those branches only in which i have failed previously. E FEES CHARGED FOR DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES ARE

AS FOLLOWS: for life diploma, $10. For State educational diploma, $6. For

grade State certificate, $4. For second rate State certificate, $2.50. I life diploma gives authority to the holder to teach in any of

public schools of the State during life. A State educational loma for the period of six years. A first grade State certificate the period of two years. And a second grade certificate for the ind of six months. LES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF

EDUCATION.

Rules and regulations for the government of public schools and Wool officers in Oregon made in pursuance of section 17, subrision 2, of the Oregon school law, which reads as follows: The ate board shall have power, (2) To prescribe a series of rules for e government of public schools, that shall secure regularity of tendance, prevent truancy, secure and promote the real interests the school. Revised January 3, 1881; January 1, 1885; May 2,

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

RULE I. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall issue to the Feral county superintendents, in time for the public examination

teachers on the last Wednesday of February, May, August and krember of each year, printed lists of uniform questions, prepared y the State board of examination, for the use of those examinations, I accordance with the rules hereinafter prescribed for the governbent of county superintendents.

neral county suprast Wednesday of Feniform questions, prepa

APPEALS.

RULE II. Any person aggrieved by any decision or order of the district be of directors in any matter of law or of facts (pertaining to his scl district) may, within ten days after the rendition of such decisio the making of such order, appeal therefrom to the county supe tendent of the county.

RULE III.

The basis of the proceedings shall be a complaint, filed by party aggrieved with the county superintendent, within the time taking the appeal.

RULE IV. The complaint shall set forth the errors complained of in a pl and concise manner.

RULE V.

The county superintendent shall, within five days after the fil of such complaint in his office, notify the clerk of the proper disti in writing, of the taking of such appeal, and the latter shall, wit ten days after being thus notified, file in the office of the cou superintendent a complete transcript of the record and proceedii relating to the decision complained of, which transcript shall certified to be correct by the clerk of the district.

RULE VI.

After the filing of the transcript aforesaid in his office the coui superintendent shall notify in writing all persons adversely int ested of the time and place where the matter of appeal will be he: by him.

RULE VII. At the time thus fixed for the hearing he shall hear and recei testimony fór either party, and for that purpose may adminis oaths if necessary; and he shall make such decisions as may be ji and equitable, which shall be final, unless appealed from as provid in the following rule:

RULE VIII. An appeal may be taken from the decision of the county superinndent to the Superintendent of Public Instruction, in the same anner as provided for taking appeals from the district board to he county superintendent, as nearly as applicable, except that he all give twenty days' notice of the appeal to the county superinindent, and the like notice shall be given the adverse party. And he decision when made shall be fiinal. This right of appeal shall apply to all cases, except as hereinafter movided, and in any case of sufficient importance the Superintendpt of Public Instruction may bring the matter before the State bard of education for determination.

TEACHERS' EXAMINATIONS.

RULE IX.

quarterly shall us he signati at the

At the public quarterly examination of teachers provided by law, the county superintendent shall use the uniform questions furnished by the State Superintendent, and the signatures of all assistant exhininers shall appear on all certificates issued at these examinations.

RULE X. The county board of education shall hold its regular public Aparterly examination of applicants for teachers' certificates beilling on the last Wednesday of February, May, August and

tember. The hour of opening the session of the board shall be 12 o'clock M.

RULE XI. All questions for the quarterly public examinations will be for& arded to each county superintendent, who shall have exclusive darge of said questions until the examination is commenced, and ile questions shall not be opened except in the presence of the brand of examiners at the time of beginning each public quarterly Pamination.

RULE XII.

TWO (2) members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of

siness.

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