City School Systems in the United States, Issues 1-3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885 - Education - 207 pages

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Page 27 - No system of public education is worth the name of national unless it creates a great educational ladder, with one end in the gutter and the other in the university.
Page 22 - ... and it is further ordered, that where any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the university...
Page 183 - This is by far the most valuable work in our language on the history of education.
Page 31 - The board consists of the Governor, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the President of the University of Minnesota.
Page 56 - Take care how you choose your inspectors; they are men whom you ought to look for with a lantern in your hand.
Page 120 - Each person who applies to the board for examination shall pay to the clerk a fee of fifty cents. The board may grant certificates for one, two, three, five and ten years, which shall be signed by the president and attested by the clerk, and shall be valid within the district wherein they were issued, and...
Page 41 - Notwithstanding these provisions, little was done by public authority towards promoting this great national cause, until the year 1818, when the act " to provide for the education of children at the public expense, within the city and county of Philadelphia,
Page 121 - ... a declaration that they are eighteen years of age (or seventeen, if graduates from the high schools or with similar attainments) and that they design to teach in the public schools of Cincinnati, if found qualified. Candidates are requested to leave their address and a statement of any experience they may have had in teaching. Candidates...
Page 189 - The school committee shall annually make a detailed report of the condition of the several public schools, which report shall contain such statements and suggestions in relation to the school as the committee deem necessary or proper to promote the interests thereof.
Page 38 - Any city or town may, and every city and town having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in industrial or mechanical drawing to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day or evening schools, under the direction of the school committee.