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Academy amount annual appointed appropriated arithmetic Assembly Association boys Brown University building built Burrillville Charlestown citizens commenced commissioner of public duties early East Greenwich elected erected established expense feet free schools fund furnished George Glocester grade grammar schools high school honor Hopkinton Howland hundred improvement inhabitants institution instruction interest Jabez Bowen John John Brown Francis John Howland master mittee monitorial system months Mowry Newport number of pupils number of scholars paid persons present President primary schools principal private schools proprietors Providence public schools received record repair Rhode Island Samuel school committee school districts school lands school purposes school system school-house school-room schoolmaster Smithfield South Kingstown street studies Superintendent taught teachers teaching thereof tion town council town meeting trustees vote whole number Wickford William winter
Page 122 - Board, collect information of the actual condition and efficiency of the Common Schools, and other means of popular education, and diffuse as widely as possible throughout every part of the Commonwealth, information of the most approved and successful methods of arranging the studies, and conducting the education of the young, to the end that all children in this Commonwealth, who depend upon Common Schools for instruction, may have the best education which those schools can be made to impart.
Page 77 - Any person conceiving himself aggrieved may appeal or petition to the commissioner of education who is hereby authorized and required to examine and decide the same; and the...
Page 252 - Corporation, and shall hold his office therein by the same tenure, at the same remuneration and upon the same terms and conditions and with the same rights and privileges as to pension...
Page 428 - The teachers shall take care that the school-houses, tables, desks, and apparatus in the same, and all the public property entrusted to their charge, be not cut, scratched, marked, or injured and defaced in any manner whatever. And it shall be the duty of the teachers to give prompt notice to one or more of the trustees, of any repairs that may be needed.
Page 119 - ... shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars or be imprisoned not exceeding six months...
Page 172 - ... 2d. That primary schools for the instruction of children from four to seven years of age, be established in various parts of the town under the superintendence and direction of the primary school committee. " 3d. That the monitorial system be immediately tested in one of the common schools.
Page 119 - ... to support the constitution of the United States and of this state, and faithfully to discharge the duties of his office.
Page 8 - ... of the inhabitants (and what is most surprising and remarkable, the plan of a Free School, supported by a tax, was rejected by the POORER sort of the people) being strangely led away not to see their own as well as the public interest therein, (by a few objectors at first) either because they were not the projectors, or had not public spirit to execute so laudable a design, and which wns first voted by the town with great freedom.