The Appointment of Teachers in Cities: A Descriptvie, Critical and Constructive Study, Volume 2

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Harvard University Press, 1915 - School management and organization - 202 pages

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Page 196 - Delaware Maryland Dist. of Col. Virginia W. Virginia N. Carolina S. Carolina Georgia Florida Cities First Class Baltimore 558 Washington 331 Second Class Richmond 127 Atlanta 154 Third Class Wilmington 87 Wheeling 41 Charlotte 34 Charleston 58 Jacksonville 57 Western Division Summary States Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico Arizona Utah Nevada Idaho Washington Oregon California
Page 117 - therefore the responsibility of each committee cannot be adequately fixed; (c) hence the accountability of each committee cannot be insisted on; and (d) the committee system tends to confuse lay control with professional and executive management. These propositions will be discussed in turn.
Page 64 - High schools The eligibility requirements are: A diploma from a college or university approved by the board of superintendents, or from an institution of as high a grade: evidence of three years' successful experience in teaching and governing regular graded day schools. 3 1 Rules, 1912, chap, vii, sec. 138,
Page 14 - sec. 610. 6 There is a different committee on teachers for the elementary and high schools, each examines into the qualifications of teachers for its respective schools. 6 "Any appointment by the Superintendent may be rejected by a vote of five members of the Board, but not later than the time of the next regular meeting after such appointment.
Page xix - Of this amount for operating expenses, $i28,433,8i9, 2 or over 72 per cent, were paid in the salaries of principals, teachers, and supervisors. 3 The Teacher the Centre of the Problem. The teacher is the centre of the problem of providing education. The supervision by principals, by assistant superintendents, or 1 Data taken from the Report of the United States Commissioner of Education for 1912, vol. ii,
Page 179 - ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CANDIDATES In every city the minimum eligibility requirements for each teaching position should be defined in a direct, comprehensive statement, covering (a) age, (b) academic education, (c) professional training, (d) teaching experience, and (e) other credentials required, such as certificates of birth, health, vaccination, moral character, and graduation.
Page 139 - 5 3 6 6 3 6 4 4 4 Nobd. 4 6 3 3 6 Cities Newark Minneapolis Jersey City Louisville Omaha Rochester St. Paul Kansas City Providence Denver Indianapolis Totals Average term in years 1893 2 6 2 2 5 2 3 3 3 2 3 85 2-93 1913 3 6 2 4 3 4 2
Page 38 - Four of these cities are in Ohio. Obviously this uniformity in methods of appointment is due to the provisions of the state law, 2 defining the duties of the superintendent of schools. In view of this agreement in methods of appointment, the rules of only one city in Ohio will be presented. 1
Page 46 - 5 Cities \ No committee action Board may reject Type 9 2 Cities The following diagram shows at a glance the general arrangement of the preceding detailed diagram. The inside line bounds the board's responsibility. The outside solid line bounds the board's accountability. The dotted line bounds the accountability of the superintendent of schools.
Page 14 - The superintendent is a member of the board of education, and hence has a part in the employment of teachers. 4 The rules require that the committee on instruction nominate candidates "after hearing recommendations from the Superintendent and the principal of the school in which the candidate is to serve.

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