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Part Two The Connecticut Constitution and Commentary, Art.VIII Of Education

From: The Connecticut State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Wesley W. Horton

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

Article Eighth was the education article in the 1818 constitution. There is no comparable article in the U.S. Constitution, which does not even contain the word “education.” That education is in an article by itself does not mean that this article sets up a separate branch of government devoted solely to education. Thus, in Stolberg v. Caldwell, 175 Conn. 586, 402 A.2d 763 (1978), a legislator-teacher could not avoid the dual-job ban (Article Third, Sec. 11) barring a legislator from simultaneously serving in the executive and judicial branches. There shall always...
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