Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volume 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - Education

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Contents

The preparation of the professor
1206
The liousing of the instruction
1212
Institutes for the study of bacteria
1223
The interest of the State
1229
ESKIMO VOCABULARIES
1241
EskimoEnglish vocabulary 1236
1256
EDUCATIONAL MATTERS OF INTEREST IN VARIOUS STATES
1277
Coloradofrom report of Mrs A J Peavey superintendent of public instruction
1283
Illinoisfrom Chicago school report
1289
MichiganUniversity of MichiganQuartercentennial celebration of the presidency
1299
Missourifrom report of John R Kirk superintendent of public schools
1309
New Jerseythe sesquicentennial of Princeton
1315
New Yorkfrom report of Charles R Skinner State superintendent
1337
North Dakotafrom report of Emma F Batez State superintendent of public instruction
1343
Pennsylvaniafrom report of Nathan C Schaeffer State superintendent
1351
Utahfrom report of John R Park superintendent of public instruction
1357
Wyomingfrom report of Miss Estelle Reel superintendent of public instruction
1363
Technological institutes
1369
Foreign universities arranged alphabetically with faculties and number of students 1309
1379
Privato incorporated academies 17601825
1386
The agitation for the common schools 18151825
1399
The Literary Board and its work 18251840
1415
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1422
Reorganization and growth 18521861
1428
The civil war and the end of the old régime 18611866
1452
Bibliography of Calvin H Wiley 18471886
1465
Report to the council of the Royal Geographical Society by J Scott Keltie the societys
1475
Geography in the schools of France
1482
Efforts to promote geographical study in Australia
1493
The worlds largest libraries
1499
MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATIONAL TOPICS
1507
Education in Hawaii
1514
The Indian problem from an Indians standpoint 15 20
1520
Temperanco instruction
1527
Teachers pensions and mutual aid societies
1533
The local unit of school organization
1540
Average statures and variabilities
1547
Statures of American boys and girls 1055
1556
PART III
1647
Tabular summaries of higher education 1812
1673
Tabular summaries of schools of technology
1692
Detail financial statistics of universities and colleges for men and for both sexes
1712
Detail statistics of colleges for women
1732
Statistics of schools of technology 17 12
1743
AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGES
1757
Financial notes
1764
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
1773
Statistics of schools of theology
1782
Review of normalschool statistics
1819
Summary of statistics of pu normal schools
1831
Normal students in universities and colleges and public and private high schools
1838
Detail statistics of public normal schools
1848
STATISTICS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS
1873
Summary of statistics of public high schools 1884 Summary of statistics of public high schools
1900
Combined statistics of public high schools and of private high schools and academies
1916
Statistical table of public high schools
1929
Notes on the tables
2167
Enrollment and attendance in city schools Table 1
2172
Kindergartens Table 6
2178
Number of teachers Table 12
2184
Cities having public kindergartens Table 21
2193
Statistics of supervising officers teachers property etc Table 24
2211
25 2223
2234
Statistics of towns having between 4000 and 8000 inhabitants Table 27
2245
STATISTICS OF COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS SCHOOLS
2257
SCHOOLS FOR MANUAL AND INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
2279
Branches taught
2285
EDUCATION OF THE COLORED RACE
2295
Social and physical condition of negrues in cities report made by Aitanta University
2301
Social and physical progress by I M Shaw
2309
STATISTICS OF SCHOOLS FOR THE DEFECTIVE CLASSES
2335
Summary of statistics of State institutions for the deaf 2312
2351
STATISTICS OF REFORM SCHOOLS
2357
Attendance teachers and expenditures
2366
Index
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Page 1138 - Wisdom and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people...
Page 1386 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: And all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 1164 - And all religious societies or bodies of men that may be hereafter united or incorporated for the advancement of religion and learning, or for other pious and charitable purposes, shall be encouraged and protected in the enjoyment of the privileges, immunities, and estates, which they in justice ought to enjoy, under such regulations as the general assembly of this State shall direct SEC.
Page 1175 - ... it shall be the duty of legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them; especially the university at Cambridge, public schools and grammar schools in the towns...
Page 1164 - Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
Page 1138 - Cambridge, public schools, and grammar schools in the towns; to encourage private societies and public institutions, by rewards and immunities, for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of the country...
Page 1175 - ... to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and frugality, honesty and punctuality in their dealings ; sincerity, good humor, and all social affections, and generous sentiments, among the people.
Page 1164 - But religion, morality, and knowledge being essentially necessary to the good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of instruction shall forever be encouraged by legislative provision, not inconsistent with the rights of conscience.
Page 1175 - State ; and whereas the encouragement of arts and sciences and all good literature tends to the honor of God, the advantage of the Christian religion, and the great benefit of this and the other United States of America...
Page 1179 - It is therefore ordered, that every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of 50 householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write & read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general...

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