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COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
THE YEAR 1896-97.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.
CHAPTER XXIII.-FEDERAL AND STATE AID TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
Provision of the Massachusetts constitution of 1780.
Synopsis of Federal laws regarding educational institutions,
State aid to higher education..
Summary of Federal and State aid given to establish higher education.
CHAPTER XXIV.-TOE FIRST COMMON SCHOOLS OF NEW ENGLAND
Character of the early colonists..
Schools in the Massachusetts colony
Early legislation with referenco to schools.
The New England academy, Ly President S. C. Bartlett, LL.D., of Dartmouth College..
CHAPTER XXV.-THE LEARNED PROFESSIONS AND SOCIAL CONTROL.
The professions in the earlier ages
The preparation for the study of the learned professions.
Answers to inquiries as to citizenship, education, and professional attainments roquired
The preparation of tho professor.
Appointment of junior professors.
The housing of the instruction.
Institutes for the study of bacteria.
CHAPTER XXVI.-ESKIMO VOCABULARIES.
CHAPTER XXVII.-EDICATIONAL MATTERS OF INTEREST IN VARIOUS STATES.
Arizona-from report of T. E. Dalton, superintendent of public instruction.
Arkansas-from report of Superintendent Junius Jordan...
California--Great public libraries in the United States, by Edward S. Holden
Extract from report of Samuel T. Black, superintendent of public instruction
Colorado--from report of Mrs. A. J. Peavey, superintendent of public instruction
From Denver school report, Aaron Govo, superintendent..
Connecticut-from report of State board of education, Charles D. Tiire, secretary-
District of Columbia-from report of the board of trustees..
Florida--from report of W. N. Sheats, superintendent
Georgia-from report of G. R. Glenn, State school commissioner
Illinois-from Chicago school report...
Indiana-from report of David M. Geeting, State superintendent.
Kansas-from report of Edmund Stanley, State superintendent of public instruction.
Kentucky-from Louisvillo school report.....
Maine-from report of W. W. Stetson, State superintendent of common schools.
Maryland-from report of E. B. Prettymun, secretary State board of education
Massachusetts-from report of Frank A. Hill, secretary of State board of education.
From Boston school report, Edwin P. Seaver, superintendent....
Michigan-University of Michigan-Quarter-centennial celebration of the presidency of
James Burrill Angell, LL. D., June 24, 1896 ......
From Detroit school report, William E. Robinson, superintendent...
Minnesota-from report of W. W. Pendergast, State superintendent.
From St. Paul school report, C. B. Gilbert, superintendent.......
From Minneapolis school report, Charles M. Jordan, superintendent.
Missouri–from report of John R. Kirk, superintendent of public schools.
From Kansas City school roport, J. M. Greenwood, superintendent
From St. Louis school report, F. Louis Soldan, superintendent
Montana-from report of E. A. Steere, State superintendent
Nebraska–from report of II. R. Corbett, State superintendent
Nevada—from report of H.C. Cutting, superintendent of public instruction.
New Jersey-the sesquicentennial of Princeton ......
Religion and the University, a sermon preached on the occasion by President Francis
Princeton in the Nation's Service, oration by Prof. Woodrow Wilson.
President Cleveland's speech ...
New Jersey school report, A. B. Poland, State superintendent
Newark school report, William N. Barringer, city superintendent
New Mexico—from report of Amado Chaves, Territorial superintendent.
New York-from report of Charles R. Skinner, State superintendent.
From Brooklyn school report, William H. Maxwell, superintendent..
From Buffalo school report, Henry P. Emerson, superintendent...
From New York City school report, John Jasper, superintendent.
From Rochester school report, Milton Noyes, superintendent...
From Syracuse school report, A. B. Blodgett, superintendent.
North Carolina-from report of John C. Scarborough, State superintendent.
North Dakota-from report of Emma F. Bates, State superintendent of public instruction 1343
Ohio-History of Public Education in Ohio for Fifty Years, by Emerson E. White, LL.D. 1344
From report of Oscar T. Corson, Stato commissioner
Pennsylvania—from report of Nathan C. Schaeffer, State superintendent..
From Allegheny school report, John Morrow, superintendent.
From Philadelphia school report, Simon Graty, president.....
From Pittsburg school report, George G. Lucky, superintendent.
South Carolina-from report of W.D. Mayfield, State superintendent.
Erskine College, quarter-centennial of Dr. Grier's presidency.
South Dakota-from report of Frank Crane, superintendent..
Texas-from report of James M. Carlisle, State superintendent..
Utah-from report of John R.Park, superintendent of public instruction
Vermont-from report of Mason S. Stone, State superintendent
Washington-from report of C. W. Bean, superintendent of public instruction.
West Virginia—from report of Virgil A. Lewis, State superintendent..
Wisconsin-from report of J.Q. Emery, State superintendent.....
Wyoming-from report of Miss Estelle Reel, superintendent of public instruction..... 1363
CHAPTER XXVIII.–FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES.
Foreign universities arranged according to age..
Arranged according to number of students....
Colleges, independent faculties, and schools for oriental languages.
Agricultural, forestry, and mining academies; veterinary schools
Foreign universities arranged alphabetically, with faculties and number of students 1369
CHAPTER XXIX.-THE BEGINNINGS OF THE COMMON-SCHOOL SYSTEM IN THE
SOUTH; OR, CALVIN HENDERSON WILEY AND THE ORGANIZATION OF THE COMMON
Introduction: Scope and character of the work.
The first efforts for popular education, 1695–1728.
The royal government and education, 1729–1776.
Private incorporated academies, 1760-1825...
The agitation for the common schools, 1815–1825.
The Literary Board and its work, 1825-1840
The experimental period, 1840–1852
Reorganization and growth, 1852–1861..
The civil war and the end of the old régime, 1861–1866
Bibliography of Calvin H. Wiley, 1847–1886.
CHAPTER XXX.-THE TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY IN CERTAIN FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
Report to the council of the Royal Geographical Society, by J. Scott Keltie, the society's
inspector of geographical education.....
Geography in the schools of France
Efforts to promote geographical study in Australia...
CHAPTER XXXI.-CONSULAR REPORTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS.
American competition in Europe
United States students in French schools
Commercial high school at Leipzig
The world's largest libraries.
Report on public instruction in the Republic of Uruguay.
Several problems in graded-school management..
The Indian problem from an Indian's standpoint....
CHAPTER XXXIII.-CURRENT QUESTIONS.
Women in school administration..
Teachers' pensions and mutual aid societies.
Foreigners in universities of central Europe..
Conveyance of children to school..
Higher commercial education.......
Graduato work at universities and colleges..
Text-books (selection and supply)
CHAPTER XXXIV.-THE GROWTH OF TORONTO CHILDREN.-By FRANZ Boas.
The methods of treating statistics of growth ...
Distribution of observations of the height of 8-year-old girls.
Average statures and variabilities...
Increase in stature of girls..
Average annual increase in stature of short and of tall children between certain ages..
Statares of American boys and girls.....
Growth as determined by the total series of Toronto children
Stature of Toronto boys, grouped in quarter-year periods..
Stature of Toronto girls, grouped in quarter-year periods.
Stature of Toronto boys and girls in one-year periods
Stature of Oakland boys and girls.
Stature of Toronto boys at certain ages..
Stature of Toronto girls at certain ages..
CHAPTER XXXV.-REPORT ON EDUCATION IN ALASKA.
Report of schools at Circle City and other places........
General statement of the expenditure of all appropriations made by the Government for
education in Alaska from 1884 to 1897..
Other statistics of public schools in Alaska.