First Report: Alabama Illiteracy Commission, 1916

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Brown Printing Company, 1916 - Literacy - 125 pages
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Page 9 - For the purposes of this act the said trustees and their successors shall be a body corporate with all the powers necessary to carry into effect the purposes of this act, together with the following powers, duties and obligations.
Page 118 - To appoint advisors, who shall, without compensation, assist the commission in the execution of its duties; (b) To inquire into and supervise the enforcement, as far as respects relations between employer and employee, of the laws relating to child labor, laundries...
Page 9 - That it shall be the duty of the commission and it shall have the power...
Page 9 - Governor and shall be selected for their fitness, ability and experience in matters of education, and their acquaintance with the conditions of illiteracy in the State of Alabama and its various communities.
Page 119 - ... of the State looking to the obtaining of a more detailed, definite and particular knowledge as to the true conditions of the State with regard to its adult illiteracy, and report regularly the results of its labors to the General Assembly; and to interest persons and institutions in the dispensation of any and all funds and endowments of whatsoever kind which will...
Page 9 - ... education, instruction and enlightenment of illiterate persons in the State of Kentucky, any and all funds or any other thing of value, with which it may be endowed or may otherwise receive, and in the expenditure and disbursement thereof, said commission shall be controlled by such expedient and discreet regulations as it may from time to time adopt; provided, however, that any and all funds which may come to the hands of said commission shall be expended in keeping with the general purposes...
Page 119 - It is made the duty of the commission "to make research, collect data, and procure the services of any and all communities of the state looking to the obtaining of more detailed and definite knowledge as to the true conditions of the state in regard to its adult illiteracy, and report regularly the results of its labors to the governor, and to perform any other act which, in its discretion, will contribute to the elimination and enlightenment of illiterate persons...
Page 9 - ... the services of any and all communities of the state looking to the obtaining of a more detailed and definite knowledge as to the true conditions of the state in regard to its adult illiteracy, and report regularly the results of its labors to the governor, and to perform any other act which in its discretion will contribute to the elimination of the state's adult illiteracy by means of the education and enlightenment of illiterate persons in the state of...
Page 9 - SECTION 1. That there is hereby created a commission to be known as a Vetrans' Welfare Commission to consist of five persons.
Page 9 - It shall be the duty of the commission to study the laws, conditions, and practice of this State relating to child welfare, to revise and consolidate such laws, and to recommend such amendments to existing...

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