A Description of the Bureau of Compulsory Education of the City of Philadelphia: Showing how Its Organization and Administration Hear Upon the Problems of Compulsory Education in the City of New York
Public Education Association of the City of New York, 1913 - Education, Compulsory - 62 pages
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Page 16 - ... the board of school directors, the names of all children in the list furnished to him who have not appeared for enrollment, and he shall also promptly report, from time to time, to the attendance officer, superintendent of schools, supervising principal, or secretary of the board of school directors, the names of all children who have been absent three days, or their equivalent, during the term of compulsory attendance, without lawful excuse. Such person shall thereupon serve upon the parent,...
Page 45 - Any of the hereinbefore mentioned officials, authorized to issue employment certificates, before doing so shall demand, and if possible obtain, a birth certificate, or baptismal certificate, or passport, or other official or religious record of the minor's age, or a duly attested transcript thereof: and. In the event that none of these is obtainable, may accept, in lieu thereof, a record of the age as given on the register of a school the minor has attended ; or. In the absence of such record, may...
Page 45 - ... certificates, before doing so shall demand, and if possible obtain, a birth certificate, or baptismal certificate, or passport, or other official or religious record of the minor's age, or a duly attested transcript thereof: and. In the event that none of these is obtainable, may accept, in lieu thereof, a record of the age as given on the register of a school the minor has attended ; or. In the absence of such record, may accept the affidavit of the minor's parent or guardian, or other person,...
Page 7 - Function of the Bureau. The Bureau of Compulsory Education of the City of Philadelphia performs the three-fold function of taking the school census, enforcing school attendance and issuing employment certificates. It is an organic part of the public school system, responsible to The Board of Public Education through the Committee on Elementary Schools.
Page 7 - Education are located in the same buildings as the offices of the several district school superintendents, but the attendance officers and clerical force assigned to the attendance work are entirely independent of the district superintendents and are responsible to the Chief of the Bureau of Compulsory Education.
Page 16 - ... every child between the ages of eight and sixteen years must attend a day school in which the common branches are taught.
Page 31 - Company, under the act of General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved May 1, 1861, PL 702 to 704.
Page 61 - In New York City, these three functions are performed by independent departments. The census is enumerated by the Permanent Census Board; regularity of attendance is enforced by the Division of Compulsory Attendance of the Department of Education, and employment certificates are issued by the Department of Health. This division of authority and responsibility results in a recognized waste of time and money and a needless confusion in handling cases that could be more simply treated under a centralized...