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Toe parliamentary reports, announce that the member for Walnutte has fur the ulghtb time introduced hla little Bill to amend tho admluiatr*tive machinery oi our education .eobemu. flla Frauohiae Bill wil/ inter alia ptevaut a repetition uf the Asbourtou case, at - " hoasenoider" la defined to meaa evdty adult male or female who, having owaeuhip, ooodpatlqn, or use of any premises, resides m any dwelling wHtiln a school dlstriirt, or ia " the parent! gnardUn, or other poraon liable to maintain or has the aotaal ouatody of any ontld attondliig a State gohool m snoh school dlstilat." And e»*e is taken that the 'householder" who is eligible lor tervice as a committeeman shall not ioolude any salaried officer ot either the Jiduoaiioa Department, Edaoation Bo*rd, or bchool Committee, so that the anomaly of a teacher serving on the (Jomuiittee for his own district will not be repeated. Hot win past, scandals of mere birds of passage being uraf wed lv to o*piuee a meeting bo pOsubie because "dvrelung-hoa*e " is to mcaa • permaoept straotare, and will not lnoiude ''team or otbec lamporary. shelter." Iv other reapeots theßiu doe« not differ from Ust year's, A cheap, «if B otive, aoa ,atmple maaaa of ; teaaciug f<«|r aomiaaiioa is provided, and »h*t grave btoconoar eduoation aydtem — the cumulative voteis ta be swept away. The measare h»s year *fter year pasjud the Kepteauutattve Chamber k by fl.aotU4tmg majorities, bat bas.aiways oome tv grief la ibe Upper J3unse t ttioagn U wai witbin ■> bob ot pdasiQg one year, one bon. member having voted a^atußt it Dy tuiitake, and his yote rightly recorded woaid have aeoared its piaaage. It ia to bu boped tbatthj itords •vill nun jea that the amendments mada by this Bill are ,m the best iateieit of udacatlon and m aoootd with tbd wishes of the people, »■ has .been ' demou«tra!ted time oat ot uamber, We wist) Major Htewatd. ihb suooeas that his pertiuactty deßervea.^'' jbtar,"

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THE EDUCATIONAL FRANCHISE BILL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2160, 28 June 1889

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THE EDUCATIONAL FRANCHISE BILL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2160, 28 June 1889