The New York Public School: Being a History of Free Education in the City of New York (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1905 - Education - 440 pages
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Page 24 - York, for the education of such poor children as do not belong to, or are not provided for, by any religious society...
Page 94 - I do not hesitate, therefore, to- recommend the establishment of schools in which they may be instructed by teachers speaking the same language with themselves, and professing the same faith.
Page 94 - ... religion. It ought never to be forgotten that the public welfare is as deeply concerned in their education as in that of our own children. I do not hesitate, therefore, to recommend the establishment of schools in which they may be instructed by teachers speaking the same language with themselves...
Page 369 - Art. 2. When school begins, one of the children shall read the morning prayer as it stands in the catechism, and close with the prayer before dinner; and in the afternoon, the same. The evening school shall begin with the Lord's Prayer and close by singing a psalm.
Page 409 - No male teacher in the elementary schools shall receive a salary greater than that fixed for the seventh year of service, nor a salary greater than that fixed for the twelfth year of service, unless and until the service of such teacher shall have been approved after inspection and investigation as fit and meritorious by a majority of the Board of Superintendents of the Borough in which he is employed.
Page 179 - State, in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants, and narcotics upon the human system.
Page 327 - Resolved, That, pursuant to the provisions of section 47 of the Greater New York Charter, as amended, the Board of Estimate and Apportionment hereby approves of the issue of corporate stock of The City of New York...
Page 12 - State shall be instructed in the English language or be taught English grammar, arithmetic, mathematics and such other branches of knowledge as are most useful and necessary to complete a good English education...
Page 1 - Schools were everywhere provided, at the public expense, with good schoolmasters, to instruct the children of all classes in the usual branches of education...
Page 104 - I submit, therefore, with entire willingness to approve whatever adequate remedy you may propose, the expediency of restoring to the people of the City of New York what I am sure the people of no other part of the State would, upon any consideration, relinquish the education of their children.

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