Chap. 0402 An Act making appropriations for salaries and expenses in tiie office of the board of education and for sundry other educational expenses.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Section 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the salaries and expenses of
the board of education, and for sundry other educational expenses, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and twelve, to wit: -
For the salaries of the commissioner, deputy commissioners, assistants, agents, and for clerical and messenger services of said board, a sum not exceeding forty-five thousand dollars.
For travelling expenses of the commissioner, deputies, agents and assistants, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
For rent of offices for the use of the said board, a sum not exceeding thirty-three hundred dollars.
For incidental expenses of the board, the travelling and other neeessary expenses of the members thereof, and for obtaining information regarding educational methods in other states, a sum not exceeding six thousand dollars.
For printing and binding the annual report, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
for support of state normal schools.
Bridgewater, a sum not exceeding sixty-four thousand four hundred seventy-eight dollars and seventy-six cents.
Fitchburg, a sum not exceeding fifty thousand eight hundred forty-eight dollars and seventy cents.
Framingham, a sum not exceeding fifty-three thousand two hundred forty-one dollars and twenty-five cents.
Hyannis, a sum not exceeding twenty-six thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars.
Lowell, a sum not exceeding thirty-five thousand one hundred and seventy-seven dollars.
North Adams, a sum not exceeding thirty-nine thousand four hundred and thirty-seven dollars.
Salem, a sum not exceeding forty-seven thousand five hundred and sixty-seven dollars.
Westfieid, a sum not exceeding thirty-eight thousand five hundred forty-four dollars and forty-eight cents.
Worcester, a sum not exceeding forty thousand seven hundred fifty-two dollars and six cents.
Normal art sehool, a sum not exceeding forty-two thousand five hundred and ninety-seven dollars.
For aid to pupils in state normal schools, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars, payable in semi-annual instalments, to be expended under the direction of the board of education.
For expenses of teachers' institutes, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
For the Massachusetts Teachers' Association, the sum of three hundred dollars, subject to the approval of the board of education.
For expenses of county teachers' associations, a sum not exceeding seven hundred dollars.
To enable small towns to provide themselves with school superintendents, a sum not exceeding eighty-five thousand dollars.
For the education of deaf pupils-of the commonwealth in the schools designated by law, for the present year and for previous years, a sum not exceeding one hundred and twelve thousand dollars.
For school registers and other school blanks for cities and towns, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, as provided by chapter nineteen of the resolves of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, the sum of thirty thousand dollars.
For the payment of tuition of children in high schools outside of the town in which they live, as provided by section three of chapter forty-two of the Revised Laws, and by the amendments thereof, for the present year and for previous years, a sum not exceeding seventy-one thousand dollars. And there also may be paid from this amount such sums as may be necessary for transportation to and from school for children living upon islands within the commonwealth not provided with schools.
To provide for the instruction of the adult blind at their homes by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, the sum of five thousand dollars.
For furnishing school committees with rules for testing the sight and hearing of pupils, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars.
Section 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved April 6, 1912.