Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of Boston

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Geo. C. Rand & Avery, 1872
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Page 131 - He shall devote himself to the study of our School System, and of the condition of the Schools, and shall keep himself acquainted with the progress of instruction and discipline in other places, in order to suggest appropriate means for the advancement of the Public Schools in this city.
Page 238 - Whenever it shall be made to appear to any court or magistrate that within his jurisdiction any child under fourteen years of age, by reason of orphanage, or of the neglect, crime, drunkenness, or other vice of his parents, is growing up without education or salutary control, and in circumstances exposing him to lead an idle and dissolute life...
Page 86 - Nay, now you are severe; for I dare swear the truth of the matter is, Maria heard you were here.
Page 238 - ... have reformed and are leading orderly and industrious lives, and are in a condition to exercise salutary parental control over their children, and to provide them with proper education and employment ; or whenever...
Page 83 - In every plane triangle, the sum of two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the angles opposite those sides is to the tangent of half their difference.
Page 138 - ... educated at some college or university, and be a citizen of the United States by birth or naturalization." The reading schools are subdivided into four classes' of which the first is the highest. The two upper classes are under the care of the master, and the two lower under his assistant ; but they are overlooked and frequently examined by the master.
Page 445 - ... element into the educational system of the United States. Casts, if selected to express the highest laws of form and the purest types of beauty, were thought to promise a favorable effect upon the mental and moral training of the young, especially if...
Page 238 - ... by-laws, respecting such children, as shall be deemed most conducive to their welfare, and the good order of such city or town ; and there shall be annexed to such ordinances, suitable penalties, not exceeding, for any one breach, a fine of twenty dollars...
Page 220 - Each of the several cities and towns in this Commonwealth is authorized and empowered to make all needful provisions and arrangements concerning habitual truants, and children not attending school, without any regular and lawful occupation, growing up in ignorance, between the ages of six and fifteen years...
Page 135 - ... number of schools for the instruction of all the children who may legally attend public school therein, in orthography, reading, writing, English grammar, geography, arithmetic, the history of the United States, and good behavior.

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