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 71 - ... in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants and narcotics upon the human system.
Page 108 - Commonwealth, having a good moral character, being twenty-one (21) years of age or upwards, and having been a resident of the district for at least one (1) year prior to the date of his election or appointment, shall be eligible to the office of school director therein: Provided, That any person holding the office of mayor, chief burgess, county commissioner, district attorney ; city, borough, or township treasurer ; city councilman, township commissioner, road supervisor, tax collector, comptroller,...
Page 122 - ... because the functions of committees overlap, due to the fact that committees are usually organized according to no known principle of organization. (2) This makes it impossible to fix the responsibility of each committee, because no one knows Just what its duties are. (3) The absence of any well-defined responsibilities makes it Impossible to hold the committee responsible for its acts. (4) The committee system tends to confuse lay control with professional and executive management...
Page 31 - Type 6. The superintendent takes the initial step, a committee of the board makes the appointment, subject to approval by the board 6 CLASS A Type 7.
Page 194 - Educational organization and progress in American cities; a symposium on present educational conditions and needs. (Annals of Amer.
Page 27 - No appointment, promotion, transfer, or dismissal of any director, supervising principal, principal, head of department, teacher, or any other subordinate to the superintendent of schools, shall be made by the board of education, except upon the written recommendation of the superintendent of schools.
Page 8 - ... shall have power to fix the time of its meetings, to make, amend, and repeal rules and by-laws for its meetings and proceedings, for the government, regulation and management of the public schools and school property in such city...
Page 69 - ... examination prescribed by the Board. Vacancies in the High School are rare and there is a large number of applicants that have passed the required examination, but cannot find employment. The studies in which candidates for a principalship or a position in the High School must pass, are as follows:. Algebra, Geometry, Latin, English Literature, History and Grammar of the English Language, General History, Natural Science, and Theory and History of Education. There is also an oral examination...
Page 38 - Type 8. The superintendent makes the appointment, a committee of the board approves it, and the board confirms it 5 Type 9.
Page 71 - He shall give to each candidate found competent, a certificate that he is qualified to govern said school and instruct in the branches above named, and such other branches as may be necessary to be taught therein, or he may render valid by indorsement any graded certificates issued to teachers by normal school principals.

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