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Article IX, Iowa Constitution

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Article IX of the Iowa Constitution is labeled Education and School Lands. It has two parts. The first part, Education, has included up to fifteen sections. The second part, School Funds and School Lands, has had up to seven sections.

Part 1: Education and School Lands

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Board of Education[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Eligibility[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Election of Members[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

First Session[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Limitation of Sessions[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 6

Text of Section 6:

Secretary[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 7

Text of Section 7:

Rules and Regulations[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 8

Text of Section 8:

Power to Legislate[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 9

Text of Section 9:

Governor Ex Officio a Member[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 10

Text of Section 10:

Expenses[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 11

Text of Section 11:

State University[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

See Laws of the Board of Education, Act 10, December 25, 1858, which provides for the management of the state university by a board of trustees appointed by the board of education. See also sec. 2 of 2nd. division of this article.

Section 12

Text of Section 12:

Common Schools[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 13

Text of Section 13:

Compensation[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 14

Text of Section 14:

Quorum--Style of Acts[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

Section 15

Text of Section 15:

Board May Be Abolished

The general assembly shall have power to abolish or reorganize said board of education, and provide for the educational interest of the state in any other manner that to them shall seem best and proper.[1]

  • Certain provisions, apparently superseded or obsolete, have been omitted from this codified Constitution. See original Constitution for omitted language.

The board of education was abolished in 1864 by 1864 Acts, ch 52, §1. For statutory provisions, see chapters 256 and 262 of the Code.

Part 2: School Funds and School Lands

Section 1

Text of Section 15:

Control--Management

The educational and school funds and lands shall be under the control and management of the general assembly of this state.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Permanent Fund

The university lands, and the proceeds thereof, and all monies belonging to said fund shall be a permanent fund for the sole use of the state university. The interest arising from the same shall be annually appropriated for the support and benefit of said university.[1]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Perpetual Support Fund

The general assembly shall encourage, by all suitable means, the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement. The proceeds of all lands that have been, or hereafter may be, granted by the United States to this state, for the support of schools, which may have been or shall hereafter be sold, or disposed of, and the five hundred thousand acres of land granted to the new states, under an act of congress, distributing the proceeds of the public lands among the several states of the union, approved in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, and all estates of deceased persons who may have died without leaving a will or heir, and also such percent as has been or may hereafter be granted by congress, on the sale of lands in this state, shall be, and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the general assembly may provide, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of common schools throughout the state.[1]

Referred to in § 175.4 of the Code.

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

Fines--How Appropriated

Repealed in 1974 with the approval of Amendment.[1]

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Proceeds of Lands

The general assembly shall take measures for the protection, improvement, or other disposition of such lands as have been, or may hereafter be reserved, or granted by the United States, or any person or persons, to this state, for the use of the university, and the funds accruing from the rents or sale of such lands, or from any other source for the purpose aforesaid, shall be, and remain, a permanent fund, the interest of which shall be applied to the support of said university, for the promotion of literature, the arts and sciences, as may be authorized by the terms of such grant. And it shall be the duty of the general assembly as soon as may be, to provide effectual means for the improvement and permanent security of the funds of said university.[1]

Section 6

Text of Section 6:

Agents of School Funds

The financial agents of the school funds shall be the same, that by law, receive and control the state and county revenue for other civil purposes, under such regulations as may be provided by law.[1]

Section 7

Text of Section 7:

Distribution

Repealed in 1984 with the approval of Amendment.[1]

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