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3. Catholic schools.-In 1884, Rockwell report, 1o; in 1893, Rockwell report, 106; in 1918, in this report, 355.
4. Higher educational institutions.-In 1884, Rockwell report, 28; in 1893, Rockwell report, 82; in 1918, in this report, 269.
5. Miscellaneous schools.-In 1884 Rockwell report, 25; in 1893, Rockwell report, 82; in 1918, in this report, 112.
* Where a school reported that it was using two texts, systems, or machines, each was credited.
When starting the survey it was our intention to present in this report complete information pertaining to courses of study in public schools, which would be of value to superintendents and principals in introducing commercial work or in improving their present courses of study. In addition to this we hoped to be able to give more definite information than has hitherto been available regarding the credits allowed by universities and other institutions of higher learning for the study of commercial subjects in secondary schools.
The great amount of detail involved in merely classifying the answers to the questionnaires rendered it physically impossible to complete that part of the work in time for this meeting. We hope that the work will be continued until this part of our original program has been carried out, as we earnestly believe that the data thus obtained will be extremely valuable to this department. It seems to us that such research work and the compilation of definite data as suggested will help in formulating courses of study that will more nearly meet the present demands of business. It must be highly gratifying to the members of this department to note the wonderful growth in the teaching of our special subjects. In closing we want to say that the original cards and documents showing all answers to the questionnaire are on file and may be consulted by anyone interested.