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Applicants shall not be admitted to the examination who w absent at its opening.
RULE XIV. No applicant shall be allowed to leave the room or communica with any person during the examination, except by special perm ssion of the president.
RULE XV. All applicants shall begin in a given subject at the same time, a no recess shall be taken until that subject is finished.
Applicants are required to answer in complete sentences, as far practicable. Full credits will be given only when answers a correct in fact and in form.
RULE XVII. No applicant shall be permitted to have a text-book in h possession during the hours of examination.
RULE XVIII. All applicants must endorse their papers with their numbers an the name of the subject and date of examination; and all entri on the record book kept by the county superintendent for this pu pose shall be made on these numbers only.
The names of the applicants shall not be entered upon the regist until the close of the examination ; but shall, with the number an the name, be entered at the beginning of the examination on blan cards, which shall be kept in a sealed envelope till the close of th examination.
RULE XIX. No member of the board shall communicate to any one th standing of any applicant on any study during the examination.
RULE XX. Every applicant, before receiving his certificate, must subscrib to the following:
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that prior to this examination I had no knowledge of the questions proposed, and have neither riven nor received any aid during the progress of the same.
In examinations for permits, the county superintendent shall not of the same questions as at the last preceding public examination, but questions of the same grade and number shall be used.
Examinations of teachers shall in every case be conducted, as far as possible, in writing; and the questions and answers, endorsed with the candidate's name and the date of the examinations, shall le filed in the office of the county superintendent and kept as a part of its permanent records.
County superintendents must require all applicants for teachers fyrtificates, who are not personally known to them to be of good moral character, to present satisfactory written testimonials to that
ielt from two or more persons of respectable standing. Such testimonials shall be filed with the examinations, and shall remain jornanently in the office of the superintendent.
The county superintendent may revoke any certificate obtained * fraud or misrepresentation as to the character of the applicant, "when the holder has been guilty of gross immorality since the
rtificate was granted. But no certificate shall be revoked unless the holder shall have been duly notified of the charges against him, Il shall have had opportunity to defend himself against them, ut unless the charges shall have been fully proved ; provided, that in all cases where personal acknowledgment of guilt is made by the holder the certificate may be annulled without trial.
RULE XXV. The action of the county superintendent in revoking a certificate, Tecause of the immoral conduct upon the part of the holder, is subject to an appeal to the county board of examiners, sitting for
that purpose, and the decision in such case, when reached, shall final.
The county superintendent is hereby authorized to convene county board of examiners, for the purpose of hearing appeals, e ducting public examinations or for the consideration of all qu tions that may advance the best interests of the public schools his county. The meetings of the board shall be held at such ti and place in the county as may be deemed most expedient by i superintendent; provided, that the public quarterly examinatid shall be held as provided in section 25 of the school law.
RULE XXVII. In any case where a certificate has been revoked, as set forti: rule xiv, no certificate shall be granted to the same person in t same county, or in any other county in the State, within the months from the date of revocation, unless the decision of t county superintendent in revoking the certificate shall have be duly reversed on appeal to the county board of examiners.
In every instance where an appeal is taken from the decision the county superintendent the appellant shall give due notice writing) to the county superintendent of his intention in the prer ises similarly and within the same time as specified for school d trict appeals in rule ii. Within ten days after such notice has bee received the county superintendent shall cause the county board examiners to be convened for the purpose of hearing the appes The county superintendent may require the attendance of the a pellant and all important witnesses, in case the same is deemed a visable for the more intelligent and equitable examination of ti appeal. Copies of written testimony, affidavits, etc., pertaining the examination of the appeal, shall be kept on file in the office i the county superintendent.
In case an applicant for a certificate believes that the count superintendent has done him an injustice upon examination, h shall have the right to appeal to the Superintendent of Public II struction. In case the applicant intends to appeal to the Superir endent of Public Instruction, he shall within five days after said xamination notify the county superintendent, in writing, of his ntention. Within ten days after such notice the county superinendent shall transmit to the Superintendent of Public Instruction be notice of appeal and the questions used at the examination, ogether with the candidate's answers thereto. All of said papers xcept the notice of appeal, must be returned to the county superbtendent as soon as the appeal is determined.
RULE XXX. The State Superintendent shall have the right to grant certifirates only upon appeal from county superintendents, and then only in case it appears that the county superintendent has done the candidate substantial injustice in the immediate examination and in the grade awarded him.
RULE XXXI. The Superintendent of Public Instruction, in conjunction with the State board of examiners (or such of them as he may call to l.is assistance), shall have the right to decide all appeals from the trunty superintendents relative to examinations set forth in rules siis and xxx. No appeals shall be heard unless notice thereof, in writing, shall have been given first to the county superintendent by the person appealing within ten days from the date of examina*ion, nor unless a copy of such notice shall have been transmitted with the papers relating to the case to the Superintendent of PubFe Instruction.
The teachers in the public schools of this State may dismiss all Ispils under eight years of age after a four hours' session each day, 4 where that is not practicable, may allow to pupils of that age Presees of such length that the actual confinement in the schoolpum shall not exceed three hours and a half per day.
: RULE XXXIII. Teachers shall exercise watchful care and oversight over the conuct and habits of the pupils, not only during school hours but also at the recesses and intermissions and while going to returning from school.
RULE XXXIV. It is expected that a strict and wholesome discipline will be stantly maintained in all public schools; but teachers are cautio against displays of ill temper and undue severity in the sch room.
RULE XXXV. In any case of misconduct or insubordination, when the teac deems it necessary for the good of the school, he may suspen pupil, and shall immediately notify the directors of the dist thereof. The directors shall forthwith meet and consider the n ter, and if they approve the action of the teacher and think case calls for further punishment, they may expel the pupil fi the school.
RULE XXXVI. Teachers in the public schools shall, to the utmost of their abil inculcate in the minds of their pupils correct principles of moral and a proper regard for the laws of society and for the governm under which they live; but no sectarian or partisan instruct shall be given in the schools.
Every public school teacher shall give vigilant attention to 1 temperature and ventilation of the school-room, and shall see ti the doors and windows are open at each intermission, for the p pose of changing the atmosphere of the room. He shall requ his pupils to take proper exercise, and shall encourage health play at recesses, but he shall strictly prohibit all dangerous a immoral games and amusements.
Teachers shall have the right, and it shall be their duty, with reasonable limits, to direct and control the studies of their pupi to arrange them in proper classes and to decide, subject to the rules, what and how many studies each shall pursue.