Leon, Juan José de and Guatemala. Departamento de Gobernacion, Hoja suelta-Decreto, Guatemala, Guatemala, 22 de mayo 1826 (Guatemala, May 22, 1826)
The Legislative Assembly of the State of Guatemala, considering: that, by the decree of the National Assembly constituent of the 13 of January 1824, philosophy chairs were ordered to be established in all the villages of the States where they could be given to the teachers who wished to teach for free: that the training of the teachers who are not certified in the school, is carried by this law to the provincial delegations: that that of this State was extinguished by the decree issued on the 11 of November of the same year; and that it is convenient to designate the authority which must substitute it in this express duty, it has found it fit to decree.
Paragraph 1 of article 2 of the National Assembly’s decree constituent of the 23 of January 1824 is hereby amended and substituted in the following manner. The teacher must be certified in philosophy or trained to this effect by the respective Departmental head, previous justification of his aptitude.”
Chamber of the Council of representatives of the State of Guatemala in the Court on the 20 of May 1826. To the Head of State.Cirilo Flores, President = M. Julian Ibarra= = = José Bernardo Escobar Secretario.
And the Head of State, having instructed that his order be printed, published, and circulated, I communicate this to you according to his orders, accompanying it with a sufficient number of copies for this purpose.= God, Union Liberty.