Handbook of Opportunities for Vocational Training in Boston: (regular College Courses Excepted)

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Thomas Cooke McCracken
Thomas Todd Company, Printers, 1913 - Technical education - 301 pages

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Page 246 - ... having charge of such infant, to report the fact in writing, within six hours, to the health officer, or some legally qualified practitioner of medicine, of the city, town, or district in which the parents of the infant reside.
Page 262 - Medford, within fifteen minutes' walk of the station on the Boston & Lowell Railroad. It is for the purpose of giving a home, with care and instruction, to such little deaf children as are too young to enter the Horace Mann Public School for the Deaf, and also for those whose parents or guardians cannot give at home the preliminary instruction which the loss of hearing renders necessary.
Page 246 - ... to the board of health of the city or town in which the parents of the infant reside, the fact that such inflammation, swelling and redness of the eyes and unnatural discharge exist.
Page 201 - Only a few public or private institutions have endeavored to set up courses specifically designed for the training of foremen. The Lowell Institute is a school for industrial foremen conducted under the auspices of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The school is intended to bring the systematic study of applied science within the reach of young men engaged in industrial pursuits, who wish to prepare themselves for higher positions but who are unable to attend college courses during the day....
Page 260 - THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED — Concluded. C. — Opportunities for the deaf — Concluded. Requirements for admission. Expense. Season and session. Placements. Any deaf child over 5 years of age. There is no fixed limit to the length of time for which a pupil may be retained.
Page 1 - Vocational Education" shall mean any education the controlling purpose of which is to fit for profitable employment.
Page 256 - ... $4 a week— When parents are unable to meet this expense, the place of legal settlement is responsible for payment; $5 or more per week for private patients, according to the amount of care required. The hospital is open and the school is in session all the year.
Page 251 - Education of blind children and youth, to fit them for life, that they mav become wholly or or in part self-supporting and take their places in the community as respected and self-respecting citizens.
Page 212 - Act called working-men's clubs) for purposes of social intercourse, mutual helpfulness, mental and moral improvement, and rational recreation...
Page 159 - The course in preparatory salesmanship includes commercial correspondence, facility in oral and written expression, store arithmetic, sales slip practice, sources of merchandise and its distribution, raw materials, textiles, penmanship, design and color, hygiene, practical talks on the fundamental principles of success and salesmanship.

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