VII-12. Education and reform of minors.

The Legislature may provide by law for the establishment of a school or schools for the safe keeping, education, employment and reformation of all children under the age of eighteen years, who, for want of proper parental care, or other cause, are growing up in mendicancy or crime.

Source:Neb. Const. art. VIII, sec. 12 (1875); Amended 1920, Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 24; Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VII, sec. 12.