An Executive Department of Education: Hearing Before the Committee on Education, House of Representatives, on H.R. 12318, February 2, 8, 15, 23, 1910

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Page 3 - That there shall be at the seat of government an executive department to be known as the Department of Commerce and Labor, and a Secretary of Commerce and Labor, who shall be the head thereof...
Page 5 - That it shall be the duty of the commissioner of education to present annually to Congress a report embodying the results of his investigations and labors, together with a statement of such facts and recommendations as will, in his judgment, subserve the purpose for which this department, is established.
Page 8 - The American's Guide ; comprising the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution •• , of the United States, and the Constitutions of the several ' '' /^ States composing the Union Philadelphia, Hogan and Thompson, 380 pp.
Page 4 - 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 3 - Senate, who shall receive a salary of eight thousand dollars per annum, and whose term and tenure of office shall be like that of the heads of the other Executive Departments; and section one hundred and fiftyeight of the Revised Statutes is hereby amended to include such Department, and the provisions of title four of the Revised Statutes, including all amendments thereto, are hereby made applicable to said Department.
Page 49 - This it could accomplish — 1. By securing greater uniformity and accuracy in school statistics and so interpreting them that they may be more widely available and reliable as educational tests and measures. 2. By bringing together the results of school systems in different communities, States, and countries and determining their comparative value.
Page 4 - 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 49 - At a meeting of the National Association of State and City School Superintendents, recently held in the city of Washington, DC, the undersigned were appointed a committee to memorialize Congress for the establishment of a National Bureau of Education. It was the unanimous opinion of the association that the interests of education would be greatly promoted by the organization of such...
Page 5 - ... thousand dollars per annum, and who shall have authority to appoint one chief clerk of his department, who shall receive a salary of two thousand dollars per annum, one clerk who shall receive a salary of eighteen hundred dollars per annum...
Page 5 - That from and after the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, the department of education shall cease, and there shall be established and attached to the Department of the Interior an office to be denominated the office of education...

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