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This Day in Georgia History

March 07, 1866

Common School Legislation Signed

Gov. Charles Jones Jenkins signed a joint resolution of the General Assembly creating a joint House-Senate committee to report to the next session of the legislature on a common school system for the state. The resolution also designated the State Librarian as State School Commissioner until the next election of state officials, at which time the office would become elective.