Comparative Education: Studies of the Educational Systems of Six Modern Nations

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Page 373 - In and for each Province the legislature may exclusively make laws in relation to education, subject and according to the following provisions: 1) Nothing in any such law shall prejudicially affect any right or privilege with respect to denominational schools which any class of persons have by law in the Province at the union...
Page 180 - That principle is, that the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number, is self-protection. That the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.
Page 180 - The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public opinion.
Page 241 - Feeble-minded persons; that is to say. persons in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting to imbecility, yet so pronounced that they require care, supervision, and control for their own protection or for the protection of others, or. in the case of children, that they by reason of such defectiveness appear to be permanently incapable of receiving proper benefit from the instruction in ordinary schools...
Page 241 - Imbeciles are persons in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting to idiocy, yet so pronounced that they are incapable of managing themselves or their affairs, or, in the case of children, of being taught to do so.
Page 180 - The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute.
Page 374 - Language may be used by any Person in the Debates of the Houses of the Parliament of Canada and of the Houses of the Legislature of Quebec; and both those Languages shall be used in the respective Records and Journals of those Houses; and either of those Languages may be used by any Person or in any Pleading or Process in or issuing from any Court of Canada established under this Act, and in or from all or any of the Courts of Quebec The Acts of the Parliament of Canada and of the Legislature of...
Page 48 - ... language. When she entered teaching both of her parents were living and had an annual income of approximately $800, which they were compelled to use to support themselves and their four or five children. The young woman early found the pressure both real and heavy, and anticipated to earn her own way.
Page 208 - The teacher shall not be required to perform any duties except such as " are connected with the work of the School, or to abstain, outside the " school hours, from any occupations which do not interfere with the due " performance of his duties as teacher of the School.
Page 78 - An organization of grades seven and eight, or seven to nine, whether housed with the senior high school or independently, to provide by various means for individual differences, especially by an earlier introduction of pre-vocational work or of subjects usually taught in the high schools.

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