Revised Laws Relating to Public Instruction: Enacted Nov. 21, 1901, to Take Effect Jan. 1, 1902, with Amendments and Additions to June 1904

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Page 18 - ... to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction, the principles of piety and justice, and a sacred regard to truth ; love of their country, humanity, and universal benevolence ; sobriety, industry, and frugality ; chastity, moderation, and temperance ; and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Page 18 - It shall be the duty of the president, professors, and tutors, of the university at Cambridge, and of the several colleges, and of all preceptors and teachers of academies, and all other instructors of youth, to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction...
Page 38 - A child between seven and sixteen years of age, who may be found wandering about in the streets or public places of any city or town...
Page 4 - ... different parts of the Commonwealth for the purpose of arousing and guiding public sentiment In relation to the practical interests of education...
Page 32 - ... if such child has attended for a like period of time a private day school approved by the school committee of such city or town, or if such child has been otherwise instructed for a like period of time in the branches of learning required by law to be taught in the public schools...
Page 42 - No child under the age of fourteen years shall be employed at work performed for wages or other compensation, to whomsoever payable, during the hours when the public schools of the city or town in which he resides are in session, or be employed at work before six o'clock in the morning or after seven o'clock in the evening.
Page 44 - ... read at sight and write legibly simple sentences in the English language, or is exempted by law from such attendance.
Page 44 - This certificate belongs to [name of child in whose behalf it is drawn] , and is to be surrendered to [him or her] whenever [he or she] leaves the service of the corporation or employer holding the same; but if not claimed by said child within thirty days from such time it shall be returned to the superintendent of schools, or.
Page 43 - ... such certificate for any child then in or about to enter his own employment, or the employment of a firm or corporation of which he is a member, officer or employee. The person approving the certificate shall have authority to administer the oath provided for therein, but no fee shall be charged therefor.
Page 46 - English language resides, no person shall employ him and no parent, guardian or custodian shall permit him to be employed unless he is a regular attendant at such evening school or at a day school...

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