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TABLE 23.–Statistioa of kindergarten training sohools for 1885–86 ; from replies to inquiries by the United Staton Bureau of Education.

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Mobile, Ala. (St. Manual street).
Kindergarten Training Class..

Miss Leila Led yard.
San Francisco, Cal. (64 Silver street).... California Kindergarten Training School.

Mrs. Kate D. Wiggin..
San Francisco, Cal. (1810 Sacramento st.). Pacific Kindergarten Normal School.

Miss Emma Marwedel.
New Britain, Conn.

Kindergarten Training Class, State Normal School Miss Clara W. Mingins.
5 New Haven, Conn. (24 Home Place). Kindergarten Normal Class.

Miss Angeline Brooks
6 Washington, D. C. (1127 13th street) Fröbel Normal Institute

Miss Susie Plessner Pollock.
7 Washington, D. C. (923 19th street). Garfield Kindergarten Traiping School.

Mrs. Anna B. Ogden
8 Washington, D. C. (1017 10th street). Kindergarten Normal Institute.....

Mrs. Louise Pollock
9 Chicago, Ill. (2535 Prairie avenue).. Kindergarten Training

Class.

Betty Harrison
10 Chicago, Ill. (175 22d street).
Normal Class, Chicago Free Kindergarten Association. Miss Eva B. Whitmore and

Miss Fannie E. Schwedler.
Normal Park, Ill..

Kindergarten Training Class, Cook County Normal Mrs. Alice H. Putnam.

School.
12 Indianapolis, Ind. (402 Blackford street).. Indiana Kindergarten Training School.

Mrs. Eliza A. Blaker
13 La Porte, Ind..
Kindergarten Training Class. ...

Mrs. Eudora Hailmann.
14 Des Moines, Iowa.
Public Kindergarten Training School.

Mrs. Lucy B. Collins.
15 New Orleans, La. (67 Coliseum street). Kindergarten Training Class.

Mrs. J. E. Seaman.
16 New Orleans, La. (506 Prytania street). Kindergarten Training Class.

Miss Annie B. Shearer.
17 Baltimore, Md. (915 Cathedral street). Kindergarten Training Class.

Agnes Ross Parkhurst.
18 Boston, Mass. (“Cluny," Boylston street). Kindergarten Normal Class.

Mrs. A. K Brown...
19 Boston, Mass. (52 Chestnut street). Kindergarten Normal Class..

Miss Mary J. Garland.
20 Boston, Mass. (29 Hanson street)
Kindergarten Normal Class

Lucy H. Symonds.
21 Boston, Mass. (Parmenter street).
Kindergarten Normal Class

Miss Annie L. Page.
22 Cambridgeport, Mass.
Normal Kindergarten Class.

Mrs. C. C. Voorhees
23 Muskegon, Micb.
Public Kindergarten Normal Class

Sara E. Grigg
24 Winona, Minn.

Kindergarten Training Class, State Normal School Mrs. Harriet R. Donnovan.
25 St. Louis, Mo.
Public Kindergarten Normal Class

Mamie McCulloch
26 Fredonia, NY

Kindergarten Training Class, State Normal School. Mary A. Bemis..
27 New York, N. Y. (517 W. 105th street). Training School for Kindergartners.

Mary L. Van Wagenen a Half scholarships for all assistants in free kindergartens. 6 This school grants annually twelve free scholarships.

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12 10 months.
9 9 months
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8 months
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1 year
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10 months Charge per month.

TABLE 23.- Statistics of kindergarten training schools for 1883–85, Sc.--Continued.

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APPENDIX V.

SECONDARY INSTRUCTION.

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SECONDARY INSTRUCTION.

INSTITUTIONS FOR SECONDARY INSTRUCTION, CHIEFLY PRIVATE. Table 28 presents the statistics of 1,440 schools, chiefly private, which carry the instruction of their pupils beyond the elementary grade.

The general scope of these schivols is perhaps best indicated by the results of a detailed analysis of the corresponding table for 1884–85.

Out of 1,617 schools tabulated that year, the numbers reporting 25 per cent. or more of their pupils in the classical course and modern language course, olie or both, were as follows:

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a Of these, 68 are schools for young ladies. Of 326 schools which in 1884–85 reported productive funds, 106 reported $10,000 or upwards. Of these, 9 only appeared to be doing a vigorous classical work, while 7, including 3 of the 9, were strong in the modern languages.

These numbers seem to justify the conclusion that two-thirds of the schools considered are essentially English schools, while under the most liberal interpretation of the statistics not more than one-fifth can be regarded as essentially classical.

The very small percentage of the schools having permanent funds, found among those in which either classics or modern languages are prominent features, seems further to indicate the definite purpose on the part of patrons to make substantial provision for the studies that belong to an English course. This indication is strengthened by the fact that the relative status of the three courses of study has not changed materially for a period

of years, comparisons made between the statistics of schools in certain States selected, which schools reported in 1884-'85 and also in 1880, giving the following results:

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a The results in Georgia are vitiated by the fact that 2 of the 30 schools did not show the classifica tion of all their scholars.

It will be noticed that the percentage of relative increase, for the period of yeans considered, in the number of scholars pursuing the English course is in the Now England States.

In 18 States and 3 Territories, reported in 1834-'85, co-education was a feature of three-fourths or more of the schools under consideration; in 9 States and 4 Territories it was a feature of one-half of the schools, or less than one-half, and in 11 States the co-education schools numbered between one-halfan: three-fourths of the whole. It is therefore evident that there is no settled prejudice against co-education among those classes

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