Special Report to the Honourable the Minister of Education on the Ontario Educational Exhibit: And the Educational Features of the International Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876
Hunter, Rose & Company, 1877 - Centennial Exhibition - 306 pages
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Page 102 - And it is further ordered, that where any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the university...
Page 130 - That sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in every township of public lands in said State, and where either of said sections, or any part thereof, has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands, equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to said State for the use of schools.
Page 174 - Lordships are strongly of opinion that no plan of education ought to be encouraged in which intellectual instruction is not subordinate to the regulation of the thoughts and habits of the children by the doctrines and precepts of revealed religion.
Page 102 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those that order the prudentials of the town shall appoint...
Page 138 - Middle-class education is given in fifty-eight public colleges by 757 professors to 13,881 pupils. In first-class education, the most remarkable feature is the large number of law-students, namely, 3,755 in 1859-60, divided among ten faculties. There were, at that date, ten faculties of literature and philosophy, with 224 students ; seven faculties of sciences, with 141 students ; four faculties of pharmacy, with 544; seven faculties of medicine, with 1,178; and six faculties of theology, with 339...
Page 191 - In the North-Western Provinces and Madras the foundation has been laid of a national system of education ; while the general position for the whole of India is, that the Government has succeeded in establishing a system of public instruction for the upper and middle classes, but has, as yet, made little or no impression upon the great body of the population.
Page 102 - ... whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those that order the prudentials of the town shall appoint; provided, those that send their children be not oppressed by paying much more than they can have them taught for in other towns...
Page 109 - ... State aid is also granted to some extent to some sixteen academies. Massachusetts. — Any town may establish a school for instruction in higher English branches. Towns with 500 families must have such schools, including ordinary high-school branches. Towns of 4,000 and upward must add instruction in Greek, French, astronomy, geology, rhetoric, logic, intellectual and moral science, and political economy. Michigan. — The law permits city schools and union district graded schools. An effort...