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  • Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.
  • The county supervision of public schools is vested in a county superintendent, who is elected for a term of four years.
  • The state supervision is vested in a state superintendent, who is elected for a term of four years.
  • A state board of education, consisting of the state superintendent and five other persons appointed by him, constitutes a state board of examiners (for special primary, high school and professional certificates) and prescribes the course of study.
  • There is also a state school book commission, consisting of the state superintendent and eight other members appointed by the governor.

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