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Memorandum on Illinois School District Organization from the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Citation

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Ray Price , “Memorandum on Illinois School District Organization from the Superintendent of Public Instruction ,” Madison Historical, accessed March 1, 2024, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/514.

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Description

This 1968 memorandum was sent from the Superintendent of Public Instruction to county superintendents and school administrators in Illinois. It discusses the creation of the Department of School District Organization. It further expresses the ability for school districts to consolidate based on county resident popular vote. It speaks to the amount of state aid that funds consolidated schools and discusses the importance of working together to maintain the integrity of education.

Subjects

  • education
  • school districts
  • consolidation

Creator

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Ray Price

Date

March 4, 1968

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Type

  • Miscellaneous Document

Original Format

Typed Memorandum

Coverage

  • Illinois
  • 1960s

Identifier

  • ROE-D-0005
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