The Handbook of Private Schools, Volume 1

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Porter Sargent Pub., Incorporated, 1915 - Private schools

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Page 415 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 3 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 12 - Whereas, The prosperity and welfare of any people depend, in a great measure, upon the good education of youth and their early instruction in the principles of true religion and virtue, and qualifying them to serve their country and themselves by breeding them in reading, writing, and learning of languages and useful arts and sciences suitable to their sex, age, and degree, which can not be effected in any manner so well as by erecting public schools for the purposes aforesaid.
Page 11 - When any Scholar is able to understand Tully, or such like classicall Latine Author extempore, and make and speake true Latine in Verse and Prose, suo ul aiunt Marie; and decline perfectly the Paradigm's of Nounes, and Verbes in the Greek tongue: Let him then and not before be capable of admission into the College.
Page 65 - ... salaries, (3) per capita cost of instruction, (4) program of studies, (5) material equipment, (6) holding power of the school, (7) results of intelligence and achievement tests, (8) record of graduates in freshman year at college, and (9) percentage of high schools of various sizes meeting the requirements of the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States for accrediting. Findings. For 1923-24, 38 percent of all high schools in Virginia had only three teachers, while...
Page 14 - Andover wherein the aim was stated to be to lay the foundation of a public free school or ACADEMY for the purposes of instructing Youth, not only in English and Latin Grammar, Writing, Arithmetic, and those Sciences wherein they are commonly taught; but more especially to learn them the GREAT END AND REAL BUSINESS OF LIVING...
Page 228 - I first thought of the boys' camp as an institution in 1880. The miserable condition of boys belonging to well-to-do families in summer hotels, considered from the point of view of their right development, set me to looking for a substitute. That year and 1881 I had thought out the main lines of a boys
Page 3 - NO man shall teach either in public school, or private house, but such as shall be allowed by the Bishop of the diocese, or Ordinary of the place, under his hand and seal, being found meet as well for his learning and dexterity in teaching, as for sober and honest conversation, and also for right understanding of God's true religion...
Page 422 - It will emphasize the relations of education to the social order, scientific research in education and its applications, freedom of discussion, and reports and news of events of educational interest.
Page 6 - the study of the duty of citizenship ought to be the foundation of all other studies." These ideas resulted in the feeling that it was essentially a function of the democratic state to foster education, and were soon reflected in America in the various state systems inaugurated at the beginning of the nineteenth century. The first instance of state...

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