Report of the Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies: With the Reports of the Conferences Arranged by the Committee

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Page 135 - property," as used in this article and section, is hereby declared to include moneys, credits, bonds, stocks, dues, franchises, and all other matters and things, real, personal, and mixed, capable of private ownership...
Page 53 - The secondary schools of the United States, taken as a whole, \ do not exist for the purpose of preparing boys and girls for \ colleges.
Page 31 - The general assembly shall make such provisions, by taxation or otherwise, as, with the income arising from the school trust fund, will secure a thorough and efficient system of common schools throughout the state...
Page 54 - At the same time, it is obviously desirable that the colleges and scientific, schools should be accessible to all boys or girls who have completed creditably the secondary school course.
Page 39 - ... counties in proportion to the number of children between the ages of four and twenty-one.
Page 164 - After it is introduced, how many hours a week for how many years should be devoted to it? 3. How many hours a week for how many years should be devoted to it during the last four years of the complete course; that is, during the ordinary high school period?
Page 57 - Manifestly such areas or units of taxation should be created, or continued if already in existence, as will fully develop the sound American principle, that the whole wealth of the state shall be made available for educating all the youth of the state.
Page 47 - ... requirement of the civilization into which the child is born, as determining, not only what he shall study in school but what habits and customs he shall be taught in the family before the school age arrives; as well as that he shall acquire a skilled acquaintance with some one of a definite series of trades, professions, or vocations in the years that follow school; and, furthermore, that this question of the relation of the pupil to his civilization determines what political duties he shall...
Page 73 - Inasmuch as reading is the first of the scholastic arts, it is interesting 30 to note that the whole elementary course may be described as an extension of the process of learning the art of reading. First comes the mastering of the colloquial vocabulary in printed and script forms. Next come five incursions into the special vocabularies required (a) in literature to express the fine shades...
Page 175 - ... 7. Should the subject be treated differently for pupils who are going to college, for those who are going to a scientific school, and for those who, presumably, are going to neither? "8. At what stage should this differentiation begin, if any be recommended?

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