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, 1918 - Education

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Page 82 - Education provides that it is " for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 1 - Washington, a department of education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 108 - ... children the opportunity for the fullest possible development. To attain this end state colleges and universities should be developed. It is also important that the industrial education which is being fostered and developed should have for its purpose not so much training for efficiency in industry as training for life in an industrial society. A full understanding must be had of those principles and activities that are the foundation of all productive efforts. Children should not only become...
Page 10 - At the request of the Committee on Education and Special Training of the War Department...
Page 21 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for the "endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, ... in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Page 21 - That co-operative agricultural extension work shall consist of the giving of instruction and practical demonstrations in agriculture and home economics to persons not attending or resident in said colleges in the several communities, and imparting to such persons information on said subjects through field demonstrations, publications, and otherwise...
Page 73 - Act adequate provision shall be made in order to secure that children and young persons shall not be debarred from receiving the benefits of any form of education by which they are capable of profiting through inability to pay fees.
Page 226 - COMMISSIONERS HENRY BARNARD, LL. D., March 14, 1867, to March 15, 1870 JOHN EATON, PH. D., LL. D., March 16, 1870, to August 5, 1886 NATHANIEL HR DAWSON, LHD, August 6, 1886, to September 3, 1889 WILLIAM T. HARRIS, PH. D., LL. D., September 12, 1889, to June SO, 1906 ELMER ELLSWORTH BROWN, PH.
Page 5 - Secondary schools in the States of Central America, South America, and the West Indies. Anna T. Smith. No. 27. Opportunities for foreign students at colleges and universities in the United States.
Page 43 - Such a plea is in no way foreign to the spirit of American public education or of existing practices. Nor is it a plea for a temporary enlargement of the school program appropriate merely to the period of the war.

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