A Special Report on the Systems and State of Popular Education on the Continent of Europe, in the British Isles, and the United States of America: With Practical Suggestions for the Improvement of Public Instruction in the Province of Ontario
Printed at the Leader steam Press establishment, 1868 - Education - 198 pages
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Page 152 - ... to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those...
Page 184 - The Legislature shall provide for a system of Common Schools, by which a school shall be kept up and supported in each district at least three months in every year : and any school district neglecting to keep up and support such a school, may be deprived of its proportion of the interest of the public fund during such neglect.
Page 152 - It is therefore ordered by this court and authority thereof ; that every township within this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their towns to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 185 - State, of the five per cent. of the net proceeds of the sales of the public lands within the...
Page 151 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 125 - The grant is withheld altogether, — (a.) If the school be not held in a building certified by the inspector to be healthy, properly lighted, drained, and ventilated, supplied with offices, and containing in the principal school-room at least 80 cubical feet of internal space for each child in average attendance.
Page 157 - Sec. 2. No child under the age of fourteen years shall be employed in any...
Page 96 - Seeing that God has determined that his kirk here on earth shall be taught, not by angels, but by men ; and seeing that men are born ignorant of God and of...
Page 152 - ... to the end that learning may not be buried in the graves of our fore-fathers...