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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885

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Página ccxliv - While every branch of education can justly claim the fostering care of the State, it is desirable, in the present circumstances of the country, to declare the elementary education of the masses, its provision, extension and improvement to be that part of the educational system to which the strenuous efforts of the State should now be directed in a still larger measure than heretofore...
Página cclxxi - ... and in view of the special difficulties in the way of establishing and maintaining therein schools for universal education, and in consideration of the imperative need of immediate action in this regard, I recommend that the whole or a portion of the net proceeds arising from the sale of public lands...
Página cclxxi - I recommend that the whole or a portion of the net proceeds arising from the sale of public lands be set aside as a special fund, the interest of said fund to be divided annually pro rata among the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia, under such provisions in regard to amount, allotment, expenditure, and supervision as Congress in its wisdom may deem fit and proper.
Página ccxlv - State should now be directed in a still larger measure than heretofore;" and "that Primary Education be declared to be that part of the whole system of Public Instruction which possesses an almost exclusive claim on local funds set apart for education, and a large claim on provincial revenues.
Página ccxliv - That while every branch of education can justly claim the fostering care of the state, it is desirable in the present circumstances of the country, to declare the elementary education of the masses, its provision, extension, and improvement, to be that part of the educational system to which the strenuous efforts of the state should now be directed in a still larger...
Página 168 - Board take testimony in all matters relating to their duties; they shall issue certificates to all who furnish satisfactory proof of having received diplomas, or licenses from legally chartered medical institutions in good standing...
Página lx - ... interested in the development of Southern industries, increased wealth being both cause and consequence of general education. With enlarged and diffused facilities for education follow, as light the coming of the sun, better citizenship, invention, discovery, skilled labor, and profitable industries. With advancing prosperity come corresponding ability and inclination to foster general education and endow colleges and universities and departments of science. With increased taxable property, school...
Página xxxii - ... been invested within their borders. The ready answer is that to have good schools in the county is the best invitation to settlement and investment; with population comes wealth, the enhancement of existing property, and the production of more. Let it be well understood that any county, even the remotest and least developed, has superior schools, and the fact will give an immediate and great impulse to migration thither. Now, this great desideratum may be had by simply paying one officer a decent...
Página 237 - State control in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants, and narcotics upon the human system.
Página ccxx - The extent to which the training colleges have contributed to the existing supply of efficient teachers in England and Wales is shown by the fact that of...

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