Code of Laws - Title 59 - Chapter 11 - Compact For Education

Published: 2015

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Title 59 - Education


Compact for Education

SECTION 59-11-10. Compact for Education enacted into law; terms of Compact.

The Compact for Education is hereby entered into and enacted into law with all jurisdictions legally joining therein, in the form substantially as follows:


WHEREAS, the proper education of all citizens is one of the most important responsibilities of the states to preserve a free and open society in the United States; and,

WHEREAS, the increasing demands of our whole national life for improving and expanding educational services require a broad exchange of research data and information concerning the problems and practices of education; and,

WHEREAS, there is a vital need for strengthening the voices of the states in the formulation of alternative nationwide educational policies,

THE STATES AFFIRM the need for close and continuing consultation among our several states on all matters of education, and do hereby establish this Compact for Education.


ARTICLE I. Purpose and Policy.

A. It is the purpose of this compact to:

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