Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1875 - Education
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Page lxxiii - ... 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 several pursuits and professions in life.
Page lxxxvii - If this party believes that its course is just, why does it not avow the same principles in the North and in the South, in the East and in the West, wherever the American flag waves over American soil? A voice: The party does not call itself Black Republican in the North.
Page clxiv - The superintendence of public instruction is under the management of a superior council of education, at the head of which is the Minister of the Interior. Public education is entirely free from the supervision and control of the Church. By a law enacted in 1844, it is compulsory on parents to send their children to a place of public instruction ; but this prescription is far from being enforced, and only a very small fraction of the children of the middle and...
Page lviii - Candidates may offer any two of the following languages : English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Greek. (2) Natural science. Candidates may offer any two of the following subjects : Chemistry, physics, botany...
Page clviii - there shall be provided for every school district a sufficient amount of accommodation in public elementary schools available . for all the children resident in such district, for whose elementary education -efficient and suitable provision is not otherwise made.
Page 285 - Tiiis is the oldest of the State normal schools. Although seven others have lately been established, there has been a steady increase from year to year in the number of its students and of its graduates.
Page 206 - Christian in its character, the college is under no ecclesiastic control and is not sectarian in its methods or influences. Its privileges are offered to all alike, irrespective of race, nationality, or denominational preferences. All departments are open to students of either sex. Ladies reside with their teachers in the ladies' hall, but both sexes meet in all general exercises, are instructed in the same classes, enjoy the same privileges, and may take the same degrees. ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE. This...
Page liv - ... that they will not accept the rudiments of scholarship as amends for deficiencies in the rudiments of education. The colleges, as the representatives of the value of the study of the Classics, should be especially careful not to give plausibility by any act or neglect of theirs to the groundless assumption that the discipline of mind secured by the preliminary classical training must be purchased by the sacrifice of some knowledge which a well-educated young man of eighteen ought to possess....
Page 320 - Governor, each Board of Education shall establish a sufficient number of schools to provide for the free education of the youth of school age in the district under its control, at such places as will be most convenient for the attendance of the largest number of such youth, and shall continue each and every day...
Page clx - AN ACT to amend and extend the provisions of the Law of Scotland on the subject of Education.

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