Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - Education
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Page 396 - The sums required for the payment of old age pensions under this Act shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament. (4) The receipt of an old age pension under this Act shall not deprive the pensioner of any franchise, right, or privilege, or subject him to any disability.
Page 18 - The same thing may be said, for it is true, of all the other amusements and all the social activities of the little college world. Their name is legion: they are very interesting; most of them are in themselves quite innocent and legitimate; many of them are thoroughly worth while. They now engross the attention and absorb the energies of most of the finest, most spirited, most gifted youngsters in the undergraduate body...
Page 85 - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and...
Page 45 - ... to instruct and train the pupils by means of drills, so that they may in a sudden emergency be able to leave the school building in the shortest possible time and without confusion or panic. Such drills or rapid dismissals shall be held at least once in each month.
Page 45 - No person who is related by blood or marriage to any member of a board of education shall be employed as a teacher by such board, except upon the consent of two-thirds of the members thereof to be determined at a board meeting and to be entered upon the proceedings of the board.
Page 45 - ... for the instruction of competent persons in academies and union schools, in the science and practice of common school teaching, under a course to be prescribed by the Su^perintendent of Public Instruction.
Page 207 - Mindful of the desire recently expressed by the President of the United States to promote the coming of Chinese students to the United States to take courses in the schools and higher educational institutions of the country, and convinced by the happy results of past experience of the great value to China of education in American schools, the Imperial Government has the honor to state that it is its intention to send henceforth yearly to the United States a considerable number of students there to...
Page 375 - The managers of the school shall carry out any directions of the local education authority as to the secular instruction to be given in the school...
Page 89 - In recommending that university work begin with the junior year of the college and that the professional schools be based on the first two years of college, the report is in line with present tendencies. It is in accord with the growing belief that the work of the last two years of college should be organized into groups that aim at more definite results, and lead to greater efficiency.
Page 209 - The American as a political type," " The American apart from his Government," and " The American and the intellectual life.

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