A History of the Schools of Syracuse from Its Early Settlement to January 1, 1893

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C.W.Bardeen, 1893 - Public schools - 347 pages
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Page 96 - Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with the family and friends of the deceased in...
Page 303 - The degree of AM was conferred upon him by Hamilton College in 1855, and by Columbia College in 1870; that of LL.D.
Page 85 - In the first letter addressed to the new minister. Irion urged that he exert himself at the earliest opportunity to procure the appointment of a United States commissioner.58 Again, a month later, he deemed it necessary to urge...
Page 83 - The following is the rule established by the board respecting unexcused absences and tardinesses : " Any pupil who shall have been absent from school to the amount of three school days, in any one term, not certified to the teacher by the parent or guardian, either in person or by note, as necessary and unavoidable, shall...
Page 300 - He was raised on his father's farm; went to school In the winter and worked on the farm during the summer months.
Page 299 - He was made superintendent of the city schools in 1865, but resigned after a few months to become principal of the experimental department of the State Normal school at Albany. In 1870 he was elected secretary of the Board of Education of Vermont where he remained five years.
Page 213 - He is serving his fourth year as a member of the Board of Education, and is now the president of the Board.
Page 77 - All children using pen and ink were required to purchase sets of copies provided by the Board, and teachers were forbidden to set copies. This was regarded by some of the pupils and patrons as an arbitrary enactment. Teachers however considered it a great relief, for it was not an easy task for one to make from 50 to...
Page 245 - During the last few years special attention has been given to the works of reference and to local history.
Page 167 - Parker, and with the results he had accomplished in the schools under his charge. He was filled with enthusiasm and energy and believed in breaking away from routine practices, in discarding everything which was merely formal in school methods, and in so con ducting all school work as to stimulate observation and awaken thought.

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