Thirty-sixth (Thirty-seventh) annual report, together with the annual report of the secretary

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Page 15 - Every person having under his control a child between the ages of eight and fourteen years, shall annually, during the continuance of his control, send such child to some public school in the city or town in which he resides at least twelve weeks...
Page 207 - At least 80 per cent, of the crime of New England is committed by those who have no education, or none sufficient to serve them a valuable purpose in life.
Page 181 - Provided, that in no case shall the expense of any such school exceed the appropriation specifically made therefor; and Provided, that nothing in this act contained shall authorize the school committee of any city or town to compel any scholar to study any trade, art, or occupation, without the consent of the parent or guardian of such scholar, and that attendance upon any such school shall not take the place of the attendance upon public schools required by law.
Page 38 - Any city or town may, and every city and town having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in industrial or mechanical drawing to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day or evening schools, under the direction of the school committee.
Page 85 - Ле children committed to their care, during the minority of said children, at such employments, and cause them to be instructed in such branches of useful knowledge, as shall be suited to their years and capacities...
Page lxi - ... appropriation is as really a contribution to Common Schools as an equal sum raised by taxes. On this account the Surplus Revenue, and sometimes other funds, are to be distinguished from Local School Funds, as generally held. The income of the one may be appropriated to schools or not, at the pleasure of the town ; the income of the other must be appropriated to schools by the condition of the donation. Funds of the latter kind are usually donations made to furnish means of education in addition...
Page 209 - Any town in this Commonwealth may raise by taxation or otherwise, and appropriate money to be expended by the school committee in their discretion, in providing for the conveyance of pupils to and from the public schools.
Page 123 - Mr. William Witherell was agreed with to keep a school for a twelve month, to begin the eighth day of August, and to have forty pounds this year.
Page 160 - The time for admitting pupils is the second Wednesday of September, and at no other time in the year. Punctuality in this respect is very important, as it cannot be expected that the progress of a whole class should be retarded on account of a pupil who joins it after its formation. Such a pupil must suffer the inconvenience and the loss. It is earnestly recommended to the friends of the deaf and dumb...
Page 123 - ... etc., was rented, and after a short time the income therefrom was regularly applied to the support of the school. This school continued to be maintained, though there is no mention of a schoolhouse until 1048, when one was ordered to be built on "Windmill Hill" and paid for by a

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