Biennial Report - State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

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Page 85 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this State, for the support of...
Page 85 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant preemption rights...
Page 85 - States to this state, for educational purposes (except the lands heretofore granted for the purposes of a "university), and all moneys and the clear proceeds of all property that may accrue to the state by forfeiture or escheat, and all moneys which may be paid as an equivalent for exemption from military duty, and the clear proceeds of all fines collected in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws, and all moneys arising from any grant to the state, where the purposes of such grant...
Page 128 - Bayfield Brown Buffalo Burnett Calumet Chippewa Clark Columbia Crawford Dane Dodge Door Douglas Dunn Eau Claire Florence Fond du Lac Forest Grant Green Green Lake Iowa Iron Jackson Jefferson Juneau Kenosha Kewaunee La Crosse...
Page 87 - The commissioners of the school and university lands are hereby authorized and directed to invest, in preference to all other loans and investments, the principal of the school fund, now in the treasury, or which may be hereafter paid in, in bonds of the state...
Page 82 - ... hands. The larger view of teaching and of education is not the prevalent view. Teaching is conducted often by men who are not competent to do anything else. They take up teaching as a preparation for other work. A man teaches as a preparation for preaching — as a stepping stone to something better — as a means of earning money to enable him to learn some other work.
Page 3 - ... an act for the support of government." II. And be it further enacted, that it shall be the duty of the superintendent aforesaid, to digest and prepare plans for the improvement and management of the common school fund, and for the better organization of common schools...
Page 3 - State. 3. : Estimates and accounts of the expenditures of the school moneys. 4. Plans for the improvement and management of the Common School Fund, and for the better organization of the Common Schools. And — 5. All such matters relating to his office, and the Common Schools of the State, as he shall deem expedient to communicate.
Page 99 - The number of departments at present organized is seven ; and the number of students examined during the present year is less than seventy. Sufficient time has elapsed since the present plan was adopted to show that the ostensible objects of the law are unattainable under the provisions of the act. Our experience has...
Page 100 - ... unattainable under the provisions of the act. Our experience has not been unlike that of other states, in their efforts to organize normal schools in connection with colleges and academies. No fault attaches to the .Regents of Normal Schools, nor to the trustees of the institutions par tioipating in the annual appropriation, ' The plan is defective. It makes the normal department^ subordinate, and does not provide for special training of teachers.

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