Resolution in the Illinois Legislature – December 2, 1840
RESOLUTION IN THE ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE
December 2, 1840
Resolved, That the Committee on Education be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the examination as to the qualification of persons offering themselves as school teachers, that no teacher shall receive any part of the public school fund who shall not have successfully passed such examination, and that they report by bill or otherwise.
Filed under Writings of Abraham Lincoln by