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1905

Legislature created a four-member Board of Examiners to issue teaching certificates

Other events that happened on or around 1905

1908

Legislature replaced the Board of Examiners with state Board of Education

Other events that happened on or around 1908

1919

Legislature abolished first board and created a seven-member Board of Education

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1921

Governor Morgan appointed first woman, Lenna Lowe Yost, to serve on the state Board of Education

Other events that happened on or around 1921

1958

Amendment to the constitution gave state board responsibility for general supervision of free schools

Other events that happened on or around 1958

1989

Amendment to put state Board of Education under governor's control was defeated in special election


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