Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volume 1, Parts 1-2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891
 

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Contents

The National Conference of Charities and Correction 1402
5
Summary of statistics of the common schools
8
Preliminary remarks 671
17
Length of school term etc Table 5 676
23
A COMPARISON OF THE SCHOOLS OF THE UNITED STATES GERMANY AND FRANCE
32
Letter transmitting the report to the Commissioner of Education
36
A foreigners views of the German schools
38
Statistics of schools in America
43
Summary of comparative statistics
49
Number of hours per week devoted to the different branches
57
Typical courses of study for Prussian middle schools
66
DETAILED VIEW OF THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF ENGLAND
78
Statistics of elementary schools England and Wales 188889
84
Subjects of instruction
91
Organization of schools
97
Remarks upon the statistical tables
99
Training colleges
103
Chronological table
109
The councils
115
NORMAL SCHOOLS MANUAL TRAINING SCHOOLS COURSES
117
Receipts from public funds 1408
121
Qualifications and appointment of teachers
122
THE TRAINING OF TEACHERS
124
Organization and management of schools
131
Institutions for superior instruction
140
Private universities
146
The schools
158
Supplementary institutions
164
Courses of study
172
Memorable dates
178
Introductory statement
182
Courses of study
189
EDUCATION IN SWEDEN AND TIKLAND
196
Supervision and adulinistration
202
School management and methods of discipline
212
Introductory
222
School management and methods of discipline
229
EDUCATION IN SPAIN
236
Teachers 210
243
General features of the school system
249
School management and methods of discipline
256
PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION
262
Purpose and conditions of the study
319
Proportion of women in the teaching corps
325
Proportion of inexperienced teachers 831
331
Literary attainments of the teaching corps 837
337
COURSES OF STUDY
338
PROFESSIONAL WORK IN THE NORMAL SCHOOLS OF THE UNITED STATES
347
Theoretical and practical training of teachers in Germany 866
366
Introduction
373
Courses of study in colleges and universities Table 28 1224
374
Geography and history
379
Number of hours devoted to each branch of study in city schools Table 1 889
397
Sumınary of students in private secondary schools preparing for colleges and scientific schools
402
MANUAL AND INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
411
No distinction possible between pedagogic and manual training branches
417
Trade or handicraft schools
423
ReligiouS INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
429
Religious and moral training in the public elementary schools of England and Wales
438
Substance of an address on coeducation delivered before the sixth Scandinavian school confer
464
COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE LAWS
470
New York
493
Rhode Island
501
Nebraska
523
STATE TEXTBOOK LAWS AND SYSTEMS
532
olorado
540
New York 735
543
Kansas 519
546
Michigan
552
New Jersey
558
Ohio 737
560
Oregon
565
Rhode Island 740
566
Texas
567
Provisions of State laws regarding the powers of city school boards
579
DISCUSSIONS OF EDUCATIONAL QUESTIONS CHIEFLY BY SCHOOL OFFICIALS
588
Physical training
609
School hygiene 035
635
Township system
642
B FELLOWSHIPS IN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
649
SUPERIOR AND PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION
654
CHAPTER XXI
655
Yine systems of teaching economy
664

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Page 422 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 433 - No money raised for the support of the public schools of the Commonwealth shall be appropriated to, or used for the support of, any sectarian school.
Page 438 - The time or times during which any religious observance is practised or instruction in religious subjects is given at any meeting of the school, shall be either at the beginning or at the end, or at the beginning and the end, of such meeting...
Page 433 - The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public schools, wherein all the children of this Commonwealth, above the age of six years, may be educated, and shall appropriate at least one million dollars each year for that purpose.
Page 469 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 95 - ... to be approved by the Education Department, and to be kept permanently and conspicuously affixed in every school-room ; and any scholar may be withdrawn by his parent from such observance or instruction without forfeiting any of the other benefits of the school.
Page 492 - ... where such child" is, unless such child shall have attended some public or private day school where instruction was given by a teacher qualified to instruct in those branches required to be taught in the public school of the State of Colorado, or shall have been regularly instructed...
Page 470 - ... that his bodily or mental condition has been such as to prevent his attendance at school or application to study for the period required...
Page 499 - ... shall, when so directed by the school committee, prosecute any person liable to the penalty provided for in said section 1.
Page 628 - ... no man shall be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent...

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