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REPORT on the Educational Situation in MARYLAND by a Special Committee of the Board of State Aid and Charities

CONSISTING OF

Dr. Philip Briscoe
Thomas M. Bartlett

H. Wirt Steele

PRINTED AND BOUND

at the
MARYLAND SCHOOL FOR BOYS
LOCH RAVEN, MARYLAND

1914

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HIS EXCELLENCY, PHILLIPS LEE GOLDSBOROUGH

GOVENOR OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF MARYLAND

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
GENTLEMEN:

The following Report is submitted for your consideration by the Board of State Aid and Charities, not with the feeling that the recommendations therein contained are necessarily the best solution of the difficulties pointed out. None of the members of the Board is an educational expert and the Report is not put out in the nature of expert advice.

During the Fall and early Winter of 1912 and 1913, the Secretary visited all of the Institutions receiving State Aid. These visits showed certain conditions in regard to the educational situation, particularly the Academic Fund, which he presented in a brief report to the Board in February last. As a result of this Report the Board appointed a Committee consisting of Dr. Philip Briscoe, Thomas M. Bartlett and H. Wirt Steele. This Committee made a through study of the whole educational field, consulted many educational experts including the United States Commissioner of Education, Russell Sage Foundation, Dr. E. F. Buchner, head of the John Hopkins Summer School for Teachers, State Superintendent of Education, and the heads of practically all of the Institutions of higher learning getting State appropriations. In October, this Committee submitted the following Report, which was adopted by the Board. ordered printed and distributed throughout the community.

CHARLES J. BONAPARTE, President
H. WIRT STEELE
WILLIAM LEVY
DR. PHILIP BRISCOE
THOMAS V. RICHARDSON
THOMAS M. BARTLETT
EMORY L. COBLENTZ
WM. H. DAVENPORT,

Secretary

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