A state certificate issued by the State Board of Examiners is good for eight years with one renewal.
County certificates issued by the County Board of Examiners are of three classes, valid for one, two and four years respectively.
A state diploma issued by the State Board of Examiners is good for life.
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.
A joint board of examiners examines students previous to admission.
It supervises and audits the accounts of state departments, directs the taking of the census, transfers cities from one class to another in accordance with census returns, constitutes the board for canvassing election returns, classifies railways, assesses railway and other companies, constitutes the state board of equalization for adjusting property valuations between the several counties for taxing purposes, supervises the incorporation of building and loan associations, appoints the board of examiners of mine inspectors and has many other powers.