Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - Education
 

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Contents

PART I
3
Oklahoma 1245
4
Statistics of property receipts and expenditures of public schools of cities of over 8000 inhabit
26
List of cities from which no recent school data have been received 1814
36
Distribution of students
51
Public and private secondary students
61
Summary of statistics of public high schools
65
Equipment and income
72
Statistics for 189293 of public high schools which failed to report in 189394 1920
75
Equipment and income
81
Tables 2124 Summary of statistics of public and private high schools
88
STATISTICAL REVIEW OF Higher EDUCATION
97
Colleges of agriculture and the mechanic arts
134
Technological schools 2044
140
Normal schools
146
Educational statistics and movements
165
Evening schools
171
Industrial schools and juvenile crime
182
Primary schools classification and supply
189
Training of teachers
197
Page
203
The common school teachers of Prussia
225
History and development of the commonschool system of Berlin 2445
245
Attendance in secondary schools for boys in Germany
298
Bibliography of German books on history of education
306
German bibliography of the history and methods of arithmetic
314
PUBLIC INSTRUCTION IN ITALY
325
The administration of public instruction
332
Secondary classical schools 318
348
The universities
358
Schools of dentistry 2051
361
Miscellaneous schools
368
Summary and conclusion
378
EDUCATION IN RUSSIA
385
Schools for training nurses 2056
389
General supervision of schools
391
Educational and charitable work
401
Memorable dates
410
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL REVIVAL
425
The old psychology versus the new by W T Harris United States Commissioner of Education
433
Psychology in universities by Dr G Stanley Hall
445
Initial measures in the organization of the department of the Iowa society for child study
457
Bibliography of psychology
465
Methoxls and organization
529
VERBATIM REPORTS OF RECITATIONS IN ARITHMETIC AND LANGUAGE IN
555
Reports of recitations in language
595
CHAPTER XV
617
State and Territorial legislation 1301
639
Arizona from report of superintendent of public instruction 1351
653
In Virginia and the provinces of the South
674
Popular education in the Central American colonies before the Revolution
694
The epoch of the Revolution and establishment of the National Government 17751800
708
CHAPTER XVII
739
NAME REGISTER
773
District of Columbia free textbooks and supplies 1366
774
Presidents of colleges for males and of coeducational colleges of liberal arts
781
PART II
791
The Teaching of Agriculture address by William T Harris United States Commissioner
804
CHAPTER III
819
Statistics of colleges in which geology is tanght length of time equipment etc
852
Summary of statistics of colleges in which geology is taught
870
Its riso and progress
877
New York 1404
896
The organization of manual training schools
909
The Mechanic Arts High School of Boston
916
Manual Training High School of Louisville Ky
926
Cost per pupil per year 034
934
Occupations of graduates of the Baltimoro Manual Training School
949
North Dakota 1411
958
Pennsylvania 1423
968
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
973
Schools of theology 2060
978
Medical schools
980
Rhode Island 1427
985
Nurso training
988
Law schools
994
South Carolina 1431
1003
Education of the colored race in industry
1019
Statistics of schools for the education of the colored race
1027
Comments on the statistics of secondary schools
1030
Bibliography of negro education
1038
Number and general condition of the schools of Alaska 1451
1042
Bibliography of negroes in America
1048
Works by negro authors
1056
Vermont 1073
Wisconsin 1109

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Page 164 - No religious catechism or religious formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall be taught in the school.
Page 668 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Page 775 - An act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862...
Page 702 - Cambridge, public schools and grammar schools in the towns; to encourage private societies and public institutions, rewards and immunities, for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of the country; to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and frugality, honesty and punctuality in their dealings; sincerity, good humor, and all social affections, and generous sentiments...
Page 717 - History, by apprising them of the past, will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men ; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it may assume ; and knowing it, to defeat its views.
Page 700 - Whereas our wise and pious ancestors, so early as the year one thousand six hundred and thirty-six, laid the foundation of Harvard College, in which university many persons of great eminence have, by the blessing of God, been initiated in those arts and sciences which qualified them for public employments, both in church and state...
Page 702 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: And all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 705 - And all religious societies or bodies of men that may be hereafter united or incorporated for the advancement of religion and learning, or for other pious and charitable purposes, shall be encouraged and protected in the enjoyment of the privileges, immunities, and estates, which they in justice ought to enjoy, under such regulations as the general assembly of this State shall direct SEC.
Page 668 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 326 - the progress of all through all, under the leadership of the best and the wisest.

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