Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - Education

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Contents

rv Professional investigations
106
The consulting psychologist
116
Classification and promotion
136
Chapter VII Five Years or Kindergarten Progress
147
Work of tho Bureau of Education for rural schools
157
Standard rural schools
168
The ruralschool term
174
Rural high schools ISO
180
Pupils reading circles
188
Community and school improvement associations
194
Rural education surveys and investigations
202
Introductory statement
211
Educational work of the Department of Agriculture
217
Agricultural education in educational conventions
227
Tendencies in Commercial Education
235
Universities and colleges which offer courses in commerce
241
Extension work in commercial subjects
247
Vocational guidance
256
Training of teachers for vocational education
261
Industrial education understate supervision in Pennsylvania
273
Popular education in fine art
287
Educational Work of American Museums
299
Museum cooperation with public schools
305
Museum cooperation in industrial training
311
Package libraries
318
Efficiency records and pensions
325
The public library in the commission form of government
331
Roman Catholic Parochial Schools
343
ten t of schools
349
Standardization of high schools
356
Statistics for 1912 and 1913 Table 2
362
Difficulties peculiar to New York City
365
The Russian migration
368
Jewish education now a complicated problem
377
Means for improvement
379
Extension teaching
391
Reasons tor their establishment
398
The Schools of the Mormon Church
409
The Methods and Means of Health Teaching in the United States
415
Federal health service
421
Cleanliness
427
Rural sanitation
433

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Page 396 - American people which declared that their legislature should " make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof," thus building a wall of separation between church and State.
Page 478 - This act shall be liberally construed, to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit: That the care, custody and discipline of a child shall approximate, as nearly as may be, that which should be given by its parents...
Page 286 - Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am become as sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal.
Page 631 - Report on the work of the Bureau of Education for the natives of Alaska, 1911-12.
Page 561 - This statement is designed to afford a standard of measurement for the work done in secondary schools. It takes the four-year high school course as a basis and assumes that the length of the school year is from 36 to 40 weeks, that a period is from 40 to 60 minutes in length, and that the study is pursued for four or five periods a week; but, under ordinary circumstances, a satisfactory year's work in any subject cannot be accomplished in less than one hundred and twenty 60-minute hours or their...
Page 34 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 16 - The location and construction of the buildings, the lighting, heating, and ventilation of the rooms, the nature of the lavatories, corridors, closets, water supply, school furniture, apparatus, and methods of cleaning shall be such as to insure hygienic conditions for both pupils and teachers.
Page 395 - ... government reach actions only, and not opinions, — I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ' make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...
Page 300 - An efficient educational museum may be described as a collection of Instructive labels, each illustrated by a well-selected specimen.
Page 275 - I shall confine myself, however, to education in the narrower sense ; the culture which each generation purposely gives to those who are to be its successors, in order to qualify them for at least keeping up, and if possible for raising, the level of improvement which has been attained.

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