Massachusetts School Law of 1642

August 2017
Massachusetts School Law of 1642 (2);8/1/2017, p298
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Provides the text of the earliest Massachusetts colonial law regarding education, dated April 14, 1642. Also provides the text of the colony's school law of November 11, 1647; Reason why the colonial law was created; Responsibilities of people appointed to handle the children's education; Both texts found in the `Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England,' volume 2, Boston, 1853.


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