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lowa school law prevailed under the provisional government.

The first bill, 1845.

Editorial in Oregon Spectator..

Governor Abernethy's message, 1845.

First public school organization.

Leadership of George H. Atkinson.

5. The school law of 1849.

Governor Lane's message.

Enactment of the bill..

6. Provisions of the common-school law of 1849.

Comparison with the lowa law..

CHAPTER VII. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF EDUCATION

DURING THE TERRITORIAL PERIOD, 1853-89

1. Education in the Federal Organic Act creating Washington Territory....

Attitude of the Federal Government..

The Organic Act quoted..

The enactment of the law.

2. The basic school law of 1854.

Governor Stevens' message.

The common-school fund..

The county superintendency.

Law shows Oregon influence..

3. Gradual modifications of the law of 1854.

School funds...

(a) County revenues.

(6) District funds. .

Certification of teachers.

Territorial university..

Territorial superintendent.

County superintendent..

4. Miscellaneous provisions.

The qualifications of voters.

Sale or lease of school lands.

First provisions for city superintendent.

The course of study....

Teaching of physiology with special reference to stimulants and narcotics..

School for defective youth.

3. The school law enacted in 1877.

Preliminary study.

School revenues.

School district directors,

Union or graded schools.

Subiects taught....

The county superintendency.

The Territorial Superintendent.

The Territorial board of education.

The adoption of uniform textbooks.

6. Course of study for graded and high schools.

Classification of schools....

Course of study...

(a) Primary schools.

(b) Grammar schools.

(c) High schools..

7. Territorial superintendents of public instruction.

B. C. Lippincott, 1861-62...

Nelson Rounds, 1872–74.

John P. Judson, 1874-80.

Jonathan S. Houghton, 1880-82

Charles W. Wheeler, 1882-84.

R. C. Kerr, 1884-86..

J. C. Lawrence, 1886-88.

John H. Morgan, 1888-90.

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Early provisions.

State funds...

County funds..

District indebtedness.

3. The increasing cost of education.

Teachers' salaries...

CHAPTER X. THE DEVELOPMENT OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

1. Territorial Period

Th: first high schools in Washington .

Private academies ...

University preparatory department.

The Dayton High School...

The earliest Seattle high school.

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II. The Development of High Schools Under Statehood

1. Small number of high schools at the beginning.

Comparison with Territorial conditions...

Curricula lengthened and enriched.

2. Increase in graded schools....

3. Typical high-school courses at the beginning of statehood:

Tacoma..

Seattle..

Spokane Falls..

University of Washington preparatory course.

Olympia

4. Legal provisions for high schools.

Constitutional provision.

Enactments during the first legislature.

Doubts concerning the legality of high schools. .

Seattle High School abolished-Renamed "Senior Grammar School," 1893..

Remedial legislation, 1895...

5. Course of study adopted by the State board of education in 1896.

6. Additional legislation.....

Clinching legislation re “common schools" in 1897..

Distinction between consolidated and union high school districts.

Bearing of the “Kalamazoo Case".

High-school laws of 1909..

7. The growth of high schools in Washington..

8. The accreditation of high schools. ,

Prevailing entrance examinations. .

Establishment of the State board of education, 1877.

Beginnings of high schools in Washington. ..

Initial law authorizing accreditation by the university. .

Suggestions by the State superintendent for unification.

Suggestions by the regents for unification .....

Uniform courses authorized by the State board of education,

Course of study adopted by the State board of education, 1896.

The State board of education reorganized, 1897..

The board of higher education, 1897..

Accreditation by the university and the State college . .

Definite steps toward accreditation by board of higher education.

Clashing of authority to accredit..

Reconstituted State board of education sole accrediting agency, 1909.

New State high-school course of study, 1910.

Appointment of State high-school inspector, 1911.

The growth of accredited schools....

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