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Part Two The Alaska Constitution and Commentary, Art.VII Health, Education, and Welfare

From: The Alaska State Constitution

Gerald A. McBeath

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 November 2022

Article VII is the shortest article in the Alaska Constitution and initially was the least controversial. It requires the legislature to establish a unified K through 12 public school system and establishes the University of Alaska. It also makes general statements pertaining to public health and welfare. The legislature shall by general law establish and maintain a system of public schools open to all children of the State, and may provide for other public educational institutions. Schools and institutions so established shall be free from sectarian control. No...
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