Public Documents of the State of Maine; Being the Reports of the Various Public Officers and Departments, Volume 4

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Page 87 - No certificate shall be granted to any person to teach in the public schools of this state, who has not passed a satisfactory examination in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants and narcotics upon the human system.
Page 25 - Tennyson's Gareth and Lynette, Lancelot and Elaine, and The Passing of Arthur; Browning's Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader...
Page 6 - ... to impress on the minds of children and youth, committed to their care and instruction, the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to 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 25 - Carlyle's Essay on Burns; Tennyson's Princess ; Lowell's Vision of Sir Launfal; George Eliot's Silas Marner. 3. English Literature B. STUDY AND PRACTICE — This part of the examination presupposes more careful study of each of the works named below. The examination will be upon subject-matter, form, and structure, and will also test the candidate's ability to express his knowledge with clearness and accuracy.
Page 90 - If any person so ordered to assist, and not excused from said service by said forest fire warden on account of sickness, disability or some important business or engagement, shall neglect to comply with any such order he shall forfeit the sum of ten dollars, to be recovered in an action of debt in the name and to the use of the town, by the treasurer thereof.
Page 88 - Schools — Text-books."] V. They shall examine the schools and inquire into the regulations and discipline thereof and the proficiency of the scholars, for which purpose one or more of the committee shall visit each school at least twice in summer and twice in winter, and use their influence to secure regular attendance of the youth of the town.
Page 92 - ... and ascertain the reasons, if any, therefor ; and such truant officers, or any of them, shall, when so directed by the school committee, prosecute, in the name of the city or town, any person liable to the penalty provided for in the preceding section.
Page 91 - ... one-half day or more shall be deemed a violation of this requirement; provided, that necessary absence may be excused by the superintending school committee or superintendent of schools or teachers acting by the direction of either; provided, also, that such attendance shall not be required if the child obtained...

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