Reports to the General Assembly of Illinois, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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1865
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Page 163 - Congress donating to each state in the Union an amount of public lands not less in value than five hundred thousand dollars, for the liberal endowment of a system of Industrial Universities, one in each state in the Union, to co-operate with each other, and with the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, for the more liberal and practical education of our industrial classes and their teachers...
Page 139 - State was then entitled for the "endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 220 - Act, being required to devote his whole time to the duties of the office, or to give up the appointment, he resolved upon the latter course.
Page 233 - ... duty. It should be his province to confer with the teachers, and to submit to the school committee a quarterly report, exhibiting the condition of the schools, and of all such matters relating to the general subject, as its importance would suggest. Create such an officer, with a salary sufficient to enable him to devote his whole time to the duties of his office, and much will have been done towards sustaining the character of the plan of instruction which may be adopted. "In conclusion, the...
Page 216 - ... had the pleasure of personal acquaintance, and whose motive, I . may flatter myself, is to be found in an indulgent opinion towards well-intentioned services in a public situation. It gives me great pleasure, also, on the occasion of so large an assembly of the people of Buffalo, to express to them my thanks for the kindness and hospitality with which I have been received in this young, but growing and interesting city. The launching of another vessel on these inland seas is but a fresh occasion...
Page 166 - In the language of the law, its purpose is "to qualify teachers for the common schools in this State by imparting instruction in the art of Teaching in all branches of study which pertain to a common school education, and such other studies as the board of trustees may from time to time prescribe.
Page 29 - In addition to the above outfit, a small sum of money should be deposited with the principal, to meet incidental expenses repairs of shoes, postage, etc. any part of which remaining on hand at the close of the session shall be returned.
Page 162 - In that memorial, the convention expresses its desire that immediate steps be taken for the consummation of the object recommended, and proposes 'to appeal to Congress, in conjunction with eminent citizens and statesmen in other States, who have expressed their readiness to co-operate with us, for an appropriation of public land* for each State in the. Union...
Page 29 - In all cases where the parents of pupils sent to the Institution for the education of the deaf and dumb...
Page 144 - School shall be to qualify teachers for the common schools of this state by imparting instruction in the art of teaching...

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