The Handbook of Private Schools, Volume 2

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Porter Sargent Pub., Incorporated, 1918 - Private schools
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Page 10 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Page 520 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 12 - ... for a school, for encouragement of the poorer sort, to train up their youth in learning, and Mr. Robert Lenthal, while he continues to teach school, is to have the benefit thereof.
Page 20 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 139 - it is again declared, that the first and principal object of this Institution is the promotion of true PIETY and VIRTUE ; the second, instruction in the English, Latin, and Greek Languages, together with Writing, Arithmetic, Music, and the Art of Speaking ; the third, practical Geometry, Logic, and Geography ; and the fourth, such other...
Page 77 - ... centres and equipment for physical training, playing fields (other than the ordinary playgrounds of public elementary schools not provided by the local education authority), school baths, school swimming baths ; (c) other facilities for social and physical training in the day or evening.
Page 164 - Whereas, The prosperity and welfare of any people depend, in a great measure, upon the good education of youth and their early instruction in the principles of true religion and virtue, and qualifying them to serve their country and themselves by breeding them in reading, writing, and learning of languages and useful arts and sciences suitable to their sex, age, and degree, which can not be effected in any manner so well as by erecting public schools for the purposes aforesaid.
Page 136 - Illustris upon that little nursery; that is, that Roxbury has afforded more scholars first for the College and then for the public than any town of its bigness, or, if I mistake not, of twice its bigness in all New England. From the spring of the school at Roxbury, there have run a large number of the streams which have made glad the whole city of God.
Page 20 - ... minutes in length, and that the study is pursued for four or five periods a week; but under ordinary circumstances a satisfactory year's work in any subject cannot be accomplished in less than one hundred and twenty sixty-minute hours or their equivalent.
Page 48 - Consequently, education in a democracy, both within and without the school, should develop in each individual the knowledge, interests, ideals, habits, and powers whereby he will find his place and use that place to shape both himself and society toward ever nobler ends .... This commission, therefore, regards the following as the main objectives of education: 1.

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