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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - Education

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Page 13 - Louis in connection with the meeting of the Department of superintendence of the National education association, February 27-29, 1912.
Page 154 - Whereas this group also favors the training of the student or apprentice for skill in only one industrial process, thus making the graduate a skilled worker in only a very limited sense and rendering him entirely...
Page 158 - Any city in the State of Wisconsin or any school district having within its limits a city desiring to establish, conduct and maintain a school or schools for the purpose of giving practical instruction in the useful trades to persons having attained the age of sixteen years, as a part of the public school system of such city...
Page 45 - ... for the instruction of competent persons in academies and union schools, in the science and practice of common school teaching, under a course to be prescribed by the Su^perintendent of Public Instruction.
Page 205 - Mindful of the desire recently expressed by the President of the United States to promote the coming of Chinese students to the United States to take courses in the schools and higher educational institutions of the country, and convinced by the happy results of past experience of the great value to China of education in American schools, the Imperial Government has the honor to state that it is its intention to send henceforth yearly to the United States a considerable number of students there to...
Page 154 - Labor, be, and is hereby, authorized to appoint a special committee of at least 15, to be composed of a majority of trade union members of this convention, who will serve without compensation and incur no expenses other than necessary and legitimate expenditure within the judgment of the president and executive council, to investigate the methods and means of industrial education in this country and abroad, and to report its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to the next annual meeting of...
Page 89 - In recommending that university work begin with the junior year of the college and that the professional schools be based on the first two years of college, the report is in line with present tendencies. It is in accord with the growing belief that the work of the last two years of college should be organized into groups that aim at more definite results, and lead to greater efficiency.
Page 207 - The American as a political type," " The American apart from his Government," and " The American and the intellectual life.
Page 236 - That it shall be unlawful for any person, corporation, or association of persons to maintain or operate any college, school, or institution where persons of the white and negro races are both received as pupils for instruction...
Page 46 - The school committee of any city or town which shall accept the provisions of this act may retire from active service and place upon the pension roll, any teacher of such city or town who is sixty years old or over, or is, in the judgment of said committee, incapacitated for useful service, and who has faithfully served such city or town for twentyfive years.

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