EDUCATION AND HEALTH
Section 1. Free compulsory public elementary and free public secondary education shall be provided in the State of Chuuk as prescribed by statute.
Section 2. The State Government shall provide for the establishment, management, and support of a statewide system of public schools which shall, within the limits of its resources, provide an education of quality and relevancy, free from sectarian control and available to all persons in the State of Chuuk.
Section 3. There shall be a governing Board of Education, consisting of 8 members, with each member appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. One of the members shall serve from each of the 5 Senatorial Regions, one from the public school system, one from the private system, and one who is known for knowledge and expertise in a field related to education. The members of the Board shall serve staggered terms, as prescribed by statute.
Section 4. A head of the Education Department shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate from among 3 candidates nominated by the Board of Education. The Board shall have the power, as prescribed by statute, to formulate policy and to exercise control over the public school system through the head of the Education Department. The head of the Education Department shall serve as the executive director of the Board and may only be removed by the Board.
Section 5. The standard and conditions for the establishment of private schools shall be provided by law. Assistance may be provided to parochial schools for non-religious purposes.
Section 6. The State Government shall provide for the protection and promotion of health, and shall ensure, within the limits of its resources, that no person is discriminated against in the distribution of medical care, or is refused medical care because of that person's inability to pay.
Section 7. The State Government shall provide for the establishment and administration of a comprehensive system of medical or health insurance which is mandatory for all employed residents of the State of Chuuk while present in the State. All revenues received under this system of medical or health insurance, and all other revenues received by the Health Department as payment for medicine and medical services, shall be separated from any general fund established by the Legislature and used only for medical purposes.