The Administration of Public Education in the United States

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Macmillan, 1908 - Education - 601 pages
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Page 66 - Religion, morality, and knowledge, however, being essential to good government, it shall be the duty of the general assembly to pass suitable laws to protect every religious denomination in the peaceable enjoyment of its own mode of public worship, and to encourage schools and the means of instruction.
Page 40 - Washington, a department of education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 47 - I bequeath the whole of my property to the United States of America, \/ to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Page 64 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: and all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 318 - Next, step by step, connect with these first objects and experiences the later objects and ideas which you wish to instill. Associate the new with the old in some natural and telling way, so that the interest, being shed along from point to point, finally suffuses the entire system of objects of thought.
Page 35 - That facilities for study and research in the government departments, the Library of Congress, the National Museum, the Zoological Park, the Bureau of Ethnology, the Fish Commission, the Botanic Gardens, and similar institutions hereafter established, shall be afforded to scientific investigators and to duly qualified individuals, students, and graduates of institutions of learning in the several states and territories, as well as in the District of Columbia, under such rules and restrictions as...
Page 66 - No money raised for the support of the public schools of the Commonwealth shall be appropriated to, or used for the support of, any sectarian school.
Page 183 - ... made therein, for assuring at least thirty cubic feet of pure air every minute per pupil, and the facilities for exhausting the foul or vitiated air therein shall be positive and independent of atmospheric changes.
Page 183 - ... halls, doors, stairways, seats, passageways and aisles, and all lighting and heating appliances and apparatus shall be arranged as the Department of Buildings shall direct to facilitate egress in cases of fire or accident, and to afford the requisite and proper accommodation for the public protection in such cases.

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