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§ 205. Supplemental apportionment.—If the superintendent ap
portions to a county, part of a county or a school district, an amount
less than it is entitled to receive, he may make up the deficiency by
a supplemental apportionment, which shall be paid out of the con
tingent fund, if sufficient; if not, he shall include it in his next
[Con. School Law, tit. II, § 10, rewritten without intended change.]
(Page 13, § 10.)
$ 206. Correcting error in apportionment. If any error occurs in
the apportionment by the commissioners by which the amount ap
portioned to a district is more, . r less, than it is entitled to re
ceive, they may in their next annual apportionment, with the ap
proval of the superintendent, correct the error by increasing or
reducing the share of such district.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, § 14, rewritten without intended change.]
(Page 15, § 14.)
§ 207. Allowance to excluded districts.--Whenever any school:
district shall have been excluded from participation in any appor.
tionment made by the superintendent, or by the school commission
ers, by reason of its having omitted to make any report required by
law, or to comply with any other provision of law, or with any rule,
decision, order or regulation made by the superintendent under the
authority of law, and it shall be shown to the superintendent that
such omission was accidental or excusable, he may, on the appli
cation of such district, make to it an equitable allowance; and if
the apportionment was made by himself, cause it to be paid out of
the contingent fund; and, if the apportionment was made by the
commissioners, direct them to apportion such allowance to it, at
their next annual apportionment, in addition to any apportion
ment to which it may then be entitled.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, § 8, rewritten without change, except that the last sentence of g 8 is omitted, and not re-enacted.]
(Page 12, § 8.)
§ 208. Reclaiming excess in apportionment.--If an error occurs
in an apportionment by the superintendent by which the amount
apportioned to a county, part of a county or school district, is
more than it is entitled to receive, and such excess shall not have
been distributed or apportioned among the districts or expended,
80 that it can not be reclaimed, the superintendent may reclaim
such excess by directing any officer in whose hands it may be to
pay it into the state treasury to the credit of the free school fund.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, part of § 9, rewritten without in. tended change. The remainder of g 9 is included in $ 209 of the revision.)
(Page 12, § 208.)
· § 209. Deduction from next apportionment.
If it be imprao
ticable to reclaim such excess, then the superintendent shall
deduct it from the amount apportioned to such county, part of
a county or district, in his next annual apportionment, and dis
tribute the sum thus deducted equitably among the counties and
parts of counties or school districts entitled to participate in
such apportionment, according to the basis of the apportion
ment in which the excess occurred.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, part of $ 9, rewritten without intended change. For the remainder of § 9 see § 208 of revision.
(Page 12, § 9.)
$ 210. Comptroller may withhold moneys.— The comptroller
may withhold the payment of any moneys to which any county
may be entitled from the appropriation of the incomes of the
school fund and the United States deposit fund for the support
of common schools, until satisfactory evidence shall be furnished
to him that all moneys required by law to be raised by taxation
on such county, for the support of schools throughout the
state, have been collected and paid or accounted for to the state
[Con. School Law, tit. II, part of § 3, rewritten without intended change. For the remainder of § 3 see § 201 of revision.]
(Page 9, $ 3.)
§ 211. Withholding public money - The superintendent may
withhold any share of the public money of the state from any
district for willfully disobeying any decision, order, rule or regn
lation made by him, or when otherwise authorized by law.
[Con. School Law, tit. I, part of § 13, and Con. School Law, tit. X, part of $ 10, rewritten without intended change.]
§ 212. Apportionment by school commissioners.
commissioners annually on the third Tuesday of March, at the
county seat, shall apportion and divide the free school fund and
other school moneys as follows:
1. They shall set apart to each city, village and district entitled
thereto the several supervision and district quotas.
2. To every district which did not participate in the apportion
ment of the preceding year, and which the superintendent shall
have excused, such equitable sum as he shall have allowed to it.
3. The sum to which a county is entitled shall be apportioned
among the districts and parts of districts therein, according to
a ratio to be ascertained by dividing such sum by the aggregate
number of days attendance in such districts and parts of
The aggregate days attendance must be ascertained by adding
together the whole number of days attendance of resident pupils
of school age, and also of resident children over four years of
age who shall have attended any free kindergarten legally estab
lished in the district.
4. All sums in the county treasury to which the county or a
city, town, village or district therein is entitled by gift, grant,
devise or otherwise, for use in the payment of teachers' wages,
shall be included in the apportionment. If such moneys belong
to a county, they shall be added to the amount apportioned to
the county by the superintendent. If they belong to any particu
lar district, they shall be set apart and credited to it. If they
belong to a town, they shall be added to the sum otherwise ap
portioned to the town, and the whole sum shall be apportioned to the several districts and parts of districts therein, according
to a ratio based on the aggregate attendance.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, part of § 13, rewritten without intended change.]
(Page 13, § 13.)
$ 213. Certificate of apportionment.—They shall sign, in dupli.
cate, a certificate, showing the amounts apportioned and set apart
to each school district and part of a district, and the towns in
which they are situated, and shall designate therein the source
from which each item was derived; and shall forth with deliver
one of said duplicates to the treasurer of the county and transmit
the other to the superintendent of public instruction.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, § 13, sub. 8, unchanged in substance.
(Page 13, § 13, sub. 8.)
$ 214. Certificate to supervisor.—They shall certify to the super
visor of each town the amount of school moneys so apportioned
to his town, and the portions thereof to be paid by him for school
library purposes and for teachers' wages, to each such distinct
district and part of a district.
[Con. School Law, tit. II, § 13, sub. 9, unchanged in substance.]
(Page 13, § 13, sub. 9.)
§ 215. Certificate to be filed.On receipt of the apportionment
of the commissioner, the supervisor shall forthwith make a copy
thereof for his own use and deposit the original in the office of the
clerk of his town. The moneys apportioned to the town shall be