Report of the Commissioner of Education

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1884 - Education
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Page cl - All transportation by ships or airplanes of aliens under this Act to the United States, the cost of which is defrayed in whole or in part by the Government of the United States, shall be by ships or airplanes registered under the United States flag, if available.
Page 151 - ... hundred thousand acres of land granted to the new States, under an act of Congress distributing the proceeds of...
Page 265 - Alma is a co-educational liberal arts college with courses leading to the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of music education.
Page clii - the education of the boys whose parents are citizens of this State in such branches of scientific knowledge as shall tend to increase their proficiency in the business of agriculture.
Page 33 - Mr. Cyrus Pierce, of Newton, offered the following Resolution : — Resolved, That a Committee be appointed by the Chair, to consider the comparative and real merits of Webster's and Worcester's Dictionaries, in respect to definitions, orthography, and orthoepy, especially in their adaptation, as standard works, to the use of our common schools, and to report at the next session of this Institute.
Page 107 - SECT. 3. The board shall prescribe the form of registers to be kept in the schools, and the form of the blanks and inquiries for the returns to be made by school committees...
Page xcvi - Go from the known to the unknown, from the idea to the word, from the signification to the symbol, from the example to the rule, from the simple to the complex." Formerly we reversed all these rules. Our usual plan of teaching children to read and spell is a good example of their violation. Let us, on the contrary...
Page ccxx - The inspectors also visited 602 schools which do not fulfil the conditions on which annual grants are made. In these schools 36,088 pupils were present on the day of inspection.
Page 126 - University students for the higher positions in the public school service. 2. To promote the study of educational science. 3. To teach the history of education, and of educational systems and doctrines. 4. To secure to teaching the rights, prerogatives, and advantages of a profession. 5. To give a more perfect unity to our State educational system by bringing the secondary schools into closer relations with the University.
Page xxxiv - ... unless such child shall have attended some public or private day school where instruction was given by a teacher qualified to instruct in spelling, reading, writing, geography, English grammar and arithmetic, or shall have been regularly instructed...

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