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

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Página 865 - ... pledge themselves to compel their children, male and female, between the ages of six and sixteen years, to attend school ; and it is hereby made the duty of the agent for said Indians to see that this stipulation is strictly complied with ; and the United States agrees that for every thirty children between said ages who can be induced or compelled to attend school, a house shall be provided and a teacher competent to...
Página 210 - It is understood by your committee that the lessons in physiology and hygiene (with special reference to the effects of stimulants and narcotics) required by state laws should be included in this oral course in natural science. Manual training...
Página 699 - AN ACT To establish agricultural experiment stations In connection with the colleges established In the several States under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto...
Página 184 - English language only, and the trustee, and such other officers as may be in control, shall have taught in them, orthography, reading, writing, arithmetic, geography, English grammar, physiology, history of the United States, scientific temperance and good behavior, and such other branches of learning as the advancement of pupils may require, and the...
Página 184 - Trustee from time to time direct; and whenever the parents or guardians of twenty-five or more children in attendance at any school of a township, town or city, shall so demand, it shall be the duty of the School Trustee or Trustees of said township, town or city, to procure efficient teachers, and introduce the German language, as a branch of study, into such schools ; and the tuition in said schools shall be without charge: Provided, such demand is made before the teacher for said district is employed.
Página 196 - In a state of rude nature there is no such thing as a people. A number of men in themselves have no collective capacity. The idea of a people is the idea of a corporation. It is wholly artificial; and made like all other legal fictions by common agreement.
Página 142 - The superintendent of public instruction arid the presidents of the normal schools of this State are directed to prepare a list of books, to be amended from time to time, suitable for school libraries, to include books of reference, history, biography, literature, political economy, agriculture, travel, and natural science...
Página 94 - Alaska" the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make needful and proper provision for the education of the children of school age in the Territory of Alaska "without reference to race, until such time as permanent provisions shall be made for the same.
Página 194 - ... school system. Just how far the State should go in thus preparing a child is a question of much moment. Shall the line be drawn at what is commonly termed secondary education, or shall the high school, having in its curriculum the higher mathematics, the sciences, and Latin and Greek, be supported ? Is the high school necessary to mould the character of citizenship mentioned ? I believe not. A thorough knowledge of orthography, penmanship, reading, English grammar, geography, arithmetic, and...
Página 165 - 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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