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In EDUCATION IN SCOTLAND

EDUCATION IN SCOTLAND

JOHN CLARKE

LECTURER ON EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OP ABERDEEN

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON

NEW YORK AND BOMBAY

1904

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PREFACE.

This little book is offered as a contribution toward the solution of problems many of which are familiar to students of Public Education in Scotland. Some of these problems may seem to be administrative rather than strictly edu

f cational; but the intimate connection of the

two aspects can easily be shown, the former constantly involving the latter. It may seem,

Q too, that the topics discussed are to some

extent of merely passing interest, and that legislation, for which the country has so long looked in vain, will set a limit to the factitious importance they at present possess. This is hardly the case: the principles involved, e.g., in the relations of Primary and Secondary instruction, in those of central and local

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