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HISTORY OF EDUCATION

IN THE

STATE OF OHIO.

A CENTENNIAL VOLUME.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

COLUMBUS, OHIO.

1876.

fener, 1906

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HARVARD UNVEOCITY GRADUATE SCHOO CATION

MONROE C. GUIMAN LIBRARY

THE GAZETTE PRINTING HOUSE.

PREFACE.

At the annual meeting of the Ohio Teachers' Association, in July, 1875, it was resolved that a complete historical record of educational effort and progress in Ohio should form a part of the representation of the educational interests of the State at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. This recommendation was approved by the State Board of Centennial Managers, and the Centennial Committee of the Ohio Teachers' Association was entrusted with the preparation and publication of the proposed volume.

At a meeting of this Committee, held in the office of the State Commissioner of Common Schools, October 1st and 2d, 1875, E. E. White, of Columbus, and Thos. W. Harvey, of Painesville, were appointed general editors. The preparation of the several chapters was subsequently assigned to different persons, as follows:

SCHOOL LEGISLATION — Eli T. Tappan, Professor of Mathematics in Kenyon College, Gambier.

UNGRADED SCHOOLS — Alston Ellis, Superintendent of Public Schools, Hamilton.

GRADED SCHOOLS-R. W. Stevenson, Superintendent of Public Schools, Columbus.

High SchoolS AND ACADEMIES-D. F. De Wolf, Superintendent of Public Schools, Toledo.. HIGHER EDUCATION--Prof. E. B. Andrews, Lancaster.

NORMAL SCHOOLS—Delia A. Lathrop, Principal of the City Normal School, Cincinnati.

TEACHERS' INSTITUTES-Thos. W. Harvey, Painesville.

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