A History of Education in Indiana
State literacy policy updates, with state laws, NIFL messages, and federal legislation for strengthening state literacy programs. Provides links to "Legislation Using Thomas (LoC)" and the related title, "Policy Updates."
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Page 5 - We are accustomed," said Daniel Webster, "to praise the lawgivers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the 'Ordinance of 1787.
Page 9 - That the section numbered sixteen in every township, and when such section has been sold, granted, or disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto, and most contiguous to the same, shall be granted to the inhabitants of such township * for the use of schools.
Page 385 - and value of grasses and forage plants ; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches and experiments bearing directly on the
Page 383 - of the States may respectively prescribe in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Page 238 - that the Legislature shall provide by law for a general and uniform system of common schools does not mean that the Legislature must directly and by a statute levy all taxes for each locality, nor that
Page 196 - that the money which shall be in the Treasury of the United States on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, (after) reserving the sum of five millions of dollars, shall be deposited with such of the several States in proportion to
Page 9 - That one entire township, which shall be designated by the President of the United States, in addition to the one heretofore reserved for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a seminary of learning, and vested in the Legislature of the said State, to be appropriated solely to the use of such seminary by the said Legislature. These
Page 382 - that all moneys derived from the sale of the lands aforesaid by the State to which the lands are apportioned, and from the sales of the land scrip hereinbefore provided for, shall be invested in the stocks of the United States, or
Page 13 - a system of education ascending in regular gradation from township schools to a State university, wherein tuition shall be gratis and equally open to all "— was