Casto v. Board of Education

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Castovs.Board of Education
Number: 38 W. Va. 707
Year: 1894
State: West Virginia
Court: West Virginia Supreme Court
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Other lawsuits in 1894
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This case established the importance of open meetings with regard to matters that directly affect the population prior to the passing of legislation.
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Casto v. Board of Education is a January 20, 1894 decision of the West Virginia Supreme Court concerning public meetings.

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The decision required that the hiring of teachers be completed at a public meeting "the patrons of the school may know what is transpiring, and give the trustees invaluable information touching the morality, capacity, and fitness of the teacher."

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