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TABLE 5.—Legal provisions relating to teachers' certificates-Continued.

TEXAS-Continued.

Name of certificate. By what author

Duration.

Where valid.

Experience required.

Scholarship requirements.

Reference to
school law.

Section 72.

Figh school city cer- City board of Not exceeding 4 High school in Not prescribed tificate. examiners. years.

city where is

sued.
Intermediate school

do

Intermediate do city certificate.

schools in city

where issued.
City primary school .....do

do

Primary schools .do certificate.

in city where

issued. City permanent cer- .do

Life

Any school in 3 years in Texas tificate.

city where is sued.

Examination in branches required by the city board, but not inferior to the require

ments for a first-grade county certificate.
Examination in branches required by the
city board, but not inferior to the require-
ments for a second-grade county certifi.
cate.
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Examination in the branches required by the

city board, but not inferior to the requirements for a permanent county certificate.

a If an average of 85 per cent and nothing less than 50 per cent in any branch is made in the examination for a second-grade county certificate, the certificate is good for five years instead of three.

UTAH.

Graduates of the University of Utah; or ex- School law, Chap

amination in arithmetic, United States ter I, sections 3
history, reading and elocution, spelling, and 5.
political and physical geography, physiol-
ogy, algebra, physics, rhetoric, drawing,
plane and solid geometry, botany, English
literature, general history, civil govern-
ment, history and science of education, and
psychology; any three of these branches:
chemistry,geology, French, German, Latin,
Greek, trigonometry, zoology, biology, and
mineralogy. Applicant must be 20 years
of age.
Examination in the first 18 branches of the Chapter I, section
above, except substituted nature study 5.
for solid geometry. Applicant must be 20
years of age.

ity issued.

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ity issued.

State teacher's pro- State board of Life
fessional high education.
school diploma.

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State teacher's pro

fessional diplomaof grammar grade.

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Examination in reading, writing, spelling, Section 34.

English grammar, geography, arithmetic,
United States history, civil government,
physical geography, physics, algebra, bot-
any, physiology, and hygiene. Applicant
must be 20 years of age.
Examination in civil government, physical Letter from State

geography, elementary physics, algebra, superintendent,
botany, and such other branches as the May 5, 1903
board may prescribe, besides the branches
for a city grammar grade certificate.
Same as the city primary grade

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a Subject to almost indefinite renewal if work is satisfactory. Diplomas and certificates from other States will be indorsed properly after the holder has

State teacher's cer

tificate of grammar grade.

ED 1903

cate of high school education. grade.

..do

City teacher's certifi

cate of grammar

grade.
City teacher's certifi-
cate of primary
grade.

taught two years in Utah.

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VERMONT.

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Graduate of approved kindergarten train- Chapter 38, sec-
ing school

tion 709.
40 weeks

Must pass a satisfactory written and oral ex- Chapter 35, Sec-
amination on the branches required.

tion 652.
Graduate of an academy, seminary, or high Chapter 35, Sec-

school approved by the normal board and tion 659.
has had 30 weeks of study in principles and
methods of education outlined by the

State superintendent. 12 weeks

Making satisfactory grades in examination Chapter 35, sec

on branches taught in the public schools. tion 653.
Recent successful Teachers who have held first or second No. 25, acts of 1902.
experience.

grade certificates.
None..
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Chapter 35, sec

tion 654.

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a The graduate who, at the fifth annual examination after his graduation, can produce evidence of having taught one hundred weeks successfully will be years old. admitted to the examination for the next higher certificate, and if he passes the examination will be granted a ten-year certificate. All applicants must be 17

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Limited third-grade certificates are granted by examiners on examination for particular schools for a limited time, not to exceed one year.

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VIRGINIA.

a Life diplomas are not good after three successive years passing without the holders being engaged in actual school work.

Renewed for period not exceeding two years.
All applicants must be 18 years old. Teachers wishing to teach other branches than those they have been examined in must take examination in such branches.

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TABLE 5.Legal provisions relating to teachers' certificates-Continued.

WASHINGTON. Name of certificate. By what author

ity issued. Duration. Where valid. Experience required.

Scholarship requirements.

a The board of education and the State superintendent may issue life certificates and diplomas to applicants holding the same from other States or common school certificates upon graduation from a four-year collegiate course or normal course equivalent to the State

normal or University of Washington and pass examination in theory and practice of teaching, psychology, and history of education, after twenty-seven

months of teaching (nine in the State of Washington). All applicants must be 17 years old. State certificates and common school first and second grade certificates can be renewed under certain circumstances.

o These certificates must be registered with the county superintendent of the county in which the applicant expects to teach during the coming year.

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