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Page 46 - Use language which your pupils fully understand, and clearly explain every new word required. 4. Begin with what is already known, and proceed to the unknown by easy and natural steps. 5.
Page 47 - Provided, that nothing in this section shall be so construed as to prevent teachers from the judicious exercise of the right to detain a pupil for a reasonable time after the regular hour for dismissing school, either for purposes of discipline, or to make up neglected lessons.
Page 71 - ... be available for the city's defense. WASHINGTON SQUARE Historical Sketch of the Park The placing of statuary on the Washington arch in Washington square in 1917 called more than usual attention to this public park. Washington square is bounded on the north by Waverley place, on the east by Wooster street, on the south by Fourth street, and on the west by McDougal street, and contains 8.115 acres of land. Lying directly across the southern end of Fifth avenue, it has added importance as the head...
Page 59 - ... be subject to the same rules, discipline, and control of the teacher as during regular school hours. 5. The studies pursued and the text-books used shall be such, and such only, as are prescribed by the Board of Education. 6. Teachers shall have the immediate care of their respective school-rooms, and' be held responsible for the preservation of all furniture and apparatus thereunto belonging. They shall also take special pains to secure good order and neatness in their school-rooms, in the halls...
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Page 22 - ... children, until they show of what they are capable, is the only measure that can give the state the full strength of its citizens. 4. Children are not educated to this degree in the common schools; but the abler of them may, in the high schools, awaken, to a consciousness of their own capacities. 5. So far from its being an objection to high schools that they teach the poor and ignorant to be dissatisfied with their condition, the merit of high schools is that they awaken in poor children that...
Page 57 - The school hours, in all the schools, in winter, are from 9 to 12 in the forenoon, and from 1 to 4 in the afternoon; and in summer, from 8 to 11 in the forenoon, and from 1 to 6 in the afternoon.
Page 65 - Each teacher is required to have a copy of the regulations in his or her school room, and to read to the scholars at least once in each term so much of the same as will give them a just understanding of me rules which apply to them and by which they are governed.
Page 21 - ... 1. The education of poor children is the Plymouth Rock of American liberty. • 2. No more mischievous lie is in public circulation than the assertion that the high schools are maintained by the poor man's money. The poor man pays only a poll tax. The rich support the high schools. 3. The education of poor children, until they show of what they are capable, is the only measure that can give the state the full strength of its citizens. 4. Children are not educated to this degree in the common...

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