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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1888 - Education
 

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Contents

Total attendancedaration of schools Table 5
65
Slaces of teachers Table
74
MANUAL AND INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
76
Permanent school fand total assessed valuation and value of school property Table
89
777
92
Page
94
In the public schools
98
Arizona
112
Delaware
120
Georgia
126
Kentucky
136
Kentucky
138
Massachusetts
143
Minnesota
145
Missouri
149
New Hampshire
151
New York
155
Oregon
157
South Carolina
163
West Virginia
169
Coordination with the other studies of the system
171
DISCUSSIONS OF EDUCATIONAL QUESTIONS BY STATE SUPERINTENDENTS
173
Censuses school
176
Education nature and objects of
187
High schools
194
Hygiene
195
Religious and moral training
201
School systems
207
Temperance instruction
214
Progress of public education in cities
223
Division of classes
230
Sapplementary reading
236
Evening sehools
244
Comparative statistics of city school systems Table 19
274
Sammary by States etc of comparative statistics of city systems Table 20
305
Statistics of city school systems Table 22
312
BUREAU OF EDUCATION
349
State school officers Table
384
TRAINING OF TEACHERS
396
Teachers institutes
402
Remarks upon the tables
451
Statistics of teachers institutes Table
454
Statistics of public normal schools Table 26
458
Statistics of private normal schools Table 26 A
464
1
466
Statistics of kindergarten training schools Table 30 491
469
Total number of pupils receiving secondary instruction
494
Summary of statistics of private secondary schools iar girls Table 32 Division A
500
Comparative statistics of secondary schools
508
ion A
512
Comparative statistics of private secondary schools for girls Table 34 Division A
514
The tabular scheme
656
Colleges or collegiate departments
662
lars of statisties of secondary schools supported partly by public fands Table 31 Di
667
Organization of the University of Pennsylvania
668
329
670
Statistics of colleges of liberal arts Table 47
675
Character of the U S land grant schools
700
496
702
Summary of statistics of land grant schools Table 48
708
ble 52
725
493
731
Ratio of college attendance to white population in 1857 Table 55
734
Statistics of schools of theology Table 60
740
SCHOOLS OF
748
Sammary of statisties of schools of medicine dentistry and pharmacy Table 63
754
Statistics of the same Table 64
760
DEGREES CONFEREED
776
MANUAL AND INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
782
In other educational institutions
787
Chicago Manual Training School
794
Stitics of manual training schools Table
802
Changes of the year
820
Number of schools for the deaf teachers and papils Table
833
Meeting of the Board of Trastees of the American Printing House for the
841
fury of statistics of commercial and business colleges Table
845
Convention
847
Classification of pupils
855
Colored pablic school statistics Tablo 90
874
Statistics of colored pupils in schools for the deaf blind etc Table 95
880
Noteworthy gifts and bequests to schools etc Table 96
882
American
888
EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND CONVENTIONS
894
Fermer library tables
901
Free pablie reference libraries Tables 99 and 100
917
Created as a Department March 2 1867 Made an Office of
919
Pablie school libraries Tables 101 and 102
925
Free corporate lending libraries Tables 103 and 104
931
Libraries of societies associations and clubs Tables 105 and 106 911
941
Corporate lending libraries open to subscribors Tables 107 and 108
954
Corporate lending libraries open to subscribors Tables 107 and 108 934
970
Ziesentary education in London
980
American colleges in Asia Minor
988
Remarks on the tables
998
Ratio of school enrolment to total population etc in foreign countries Table 113
1004
Cas School Programmes be Shortened and Enriched
1005
The High School Qaestion
1015
Vedical Colleges and the Medical Profession
1023
List of publications 1031
1031
Statistics of relorm schools Table 83
1064
792
1150
793
1160

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Page 159 - First-class, life certificates ; second-class, for ten years ; the latter to be issued to applicants of satisfactory attainments in the branches required for county certificates, and to be valid in any school where such branches, only, are taught.

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