Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER X111 REPORT OF COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL EDICATIONAL Asso
663
Supplementary reading By Robert C Metcalf Boston Mass
673
Report of the subcommittee on relation of libraries to normal schools By M Louise
689
Establishing libraries in villages By F A Hutchins
696
The present condition of school libraries in rural schools and villages of less than 2500
703
The librarians spirit and methods in working with the schools By J Dana
710
Work in certain typical libraries
717
The trail of the city superintendent By Aaron Gove superintendent of schools district
718
Attendance in higher institutions of learning of foreign countries
721
Popular education and national economic development
723
Statistics of education in central Europe and comparisons with other European coun
761
Expenditure for education in Prussia
789
Expenditures for higher education in the civilized world 197
797
Childrens claim upon childhood
810
Medical inspection of schools in Gerinany
825
The German commercial clerk
839
Statistics of the Swiss school system
847
Defective children of school age in Switzerland
855
Corporal panishment in the elementary schools of Prussia
878
CHAPTER XV
905
Summary of statistics of libraries of 300 volumes and over in 1885
912
Topical outline
1167
Philosophical and practical education 1104
1184
Statistical review
1190
Special adjustments for backward children 12022
1202
Science schools and art division 120
1210
Sir J G Fitch on higher grade board schools
1217
Higher education in Great Britain and Ireland
1230
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1241
Chief State school officers 1219
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CHAPTER XXI
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Page 421 - The more they are instructed, the less liable they are to the delusions of enthusiasm and superstition which, among ignorant nations, frequently occasion the most dreadful disorders. An instructed and intelligent people, besides, are always more decent and orderly than an ignorant and stupid one.
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Page 550 - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which s.hall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.
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Page 339 - To promote the cultivation of the Fine Arts in the United States of America, by introducing correct and elegant copies from works of the first Masters in Sculpture and Painting...
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