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Page 28 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 41 - I have reached the conclusion that the least rewarded of all the professions is that of the teacher in our higher educational institutions. New York City generously, and very wisely, provides retiring pensions for teachers in her public schools and also for her policemen.
Page 27 - Pennsylvania, from the Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools of the Middle States and Maryland.
Page 7 - The purpose of the meeting as stated was : 1. To organize southern schools and colleges, for co-operation and mutual assistance. 2. To elevate the standard of scholarship and to effect uniformity of entrance requirements. 3. To develop preparatory schools and cut off this work from the colleges.
Page 28 - ... four or five periods a week ; but under ordinary circumstances, a satisfactory year's work in any subject cannot be accomplished in less than one hundred and twenty sixty-minute periods or their equivalent. Schools organized on any other than a four-year basis can, nevertheless, estimate their work in terms of this unit.
Page 28 - This statement is designed to afford a standard of measurement for the work done in secondary schools. It takes the...
Page 98 - The object of the association shall be to consider the qualifications for candidates for admission to college and the methods of admission ; the character of the preparatory schools ; the courses of study to be pursued in the colleges and schools, including their order, number, etc. ; the relative number of required and elective studies in the various classes ; the kind and character of degrees conferred ; methods of organization, government, etc.
Page 100 - Conditions may not be so construed as to excuse students from offering at least 10 units of preparatory work. The association strongly recommends that all candidates be required to offer English and mathematics, and that all candidates for full admission or for any degree courses be required to offer the necessary preparation in two languages besides English. Irregular students may become regular, that is, may secure full admission to college by passing off the necessary number of units in subjects...