The Industrial and Commercial Schools of the United States and Germany: A Comparative Study

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1915 - Business education - 382 pages

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Page 321 - and certifying either to his ability to read at sight, and write legibly simple sentences in the English language, or that he is a regular attendant at the public evening school or continuation school. This provision operates only against illiteracy, as attendance upon industrial schools in other cases is not compulsory after the age of sixteen.
Page 312 - education may offer instruction in day, part-time and evening classes. Such instruction shall be of less than college grade and be designed to meet the vocational needs of persons over fourteen years of age who are able to profit by the instruction offered. Attendance upon such day
Page 314 - three citizens actively engaged in educational work in the State, at least one of whom shall be a county superintendent of schools, and three persons actively interested in, and of known sympathy with, vocational education, one of whom shall be a representative of employees and one of employers. The
Page 315 - State board of education, appoint an advisory committee composed of members representing local trades, industries and occupations. It shall be the duty of the advisory committee to counsel with and advise the board and other school officials having the management and supervision of such schools or departments.
Page 312 - years of age who are able to profit by the instruction offered. Attendance upon such day or part-time classes shall be restricted to persons over fourteen and under twenty-five years of age; and upon such evening classes to persons over seventeen years of age.
Page 316 - shall take into consideration the opportunities for free vocational training in the community in which the applicant resides; the financial status of the community; the age, sex, preparation, aptitude and previous record of the applicant, and all other relevant circumstances. The school,
Page 15 - I confess that it startles me to find that certainly not more than two-fifths and undoubtedly not more than one-third of the children who enter our elementary schools ever finish them, and that not one-half of them go beyond the fifth or sixth grade.
Page 322 - for three hours for every hour such apprentice shall be absent without good cause." It is not required that the apprentice attend school during such parts of the year as the public school is not in session. ■ The
Page 321 - requiring that no person shall employ a minor over fourteen years of age in a community where there is an industrial school for the industry in which the minor works without first securing a written permit from the commissioner of labor, state factory inspector, or any assistant factory inspector, or from the judge of a juvenile court where such child resides,
Page 322 - the apprentice. The instruction may be given in a public school, or in such other manner as may be approved by the State Board of Industrial Education. Failure to attend school subjects the apprentice to a loss

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