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INDEX TO REPORT OF COMMISSIONER.

Absenteeism, 56-58.

Answers on education and labor:
Abstract of State and city reports, 10–16. McCalla & Stavely, 461.
Aet of Congress-

Maglathin, H. V., 463.
of March 2, 1867, 5.

Myers, Isaac, 463.
of July 12, 1870, 5.

Mundella, A. J., 42.
Agricultural and scientific schools, 74–75. Mendenhall, Cyrus, 44.
Alabama:

O'Hara, James, 452.
Continuance of school system of, Owen, William E., 452.
doubtful, 15.

Olum, Thomas, 452.
American collegiate instruction, 66, 67.

Prang, Louis, 448.
American education :

Phelps, A. W., 463.
Deficiencies of, 30.

Rihl, C. H., 452.
Foreign observers of, 29, 30.

Redstone, A. E., 463.
Full account of, 31.

Smith, J. G., 448.
General view of, 32.

Shufflebotham, Eli, 452.
And Asiatic civilization, 35–37.

Saffin, William, 452.
American University, 65, 66.

Simpson, Frank, 452.
Answers on education and labor :

Stockton, A. W., 452.
American Standard Tool Company, Stone, Elisha, 458.
448.

Thomas, Samuel, 40.
Anderson, A., 448.

Toucey, Sinclair, 40.
Anthony, J. B., 448.

Thomas, Charles, 465.
Browning, John W., 41.

Trumbull, R. J., 461-465.
Baird & Co., 448.

Vincent, John, 452.
Bay State Company, 448.

Vaiden, Dr. C. M., 461.
Blodgett, Foster, 448.

Walter, George F., 463.
Baird, Henry C., 458.

Walbridge, Martha, 45.
Butler, W. R., 461.

Arkansas:
Cummings, S. P., 44.

Success of school system in, 15.
Cooke, George L., 448.

August circular of information, 7.
Coöperative Foundery, 452.

Austria, documents requested by govern-
Cutler, Stephen, 458.

ment of, 33.
Carey, E. M., 461.

Authors of articles in report responsi-
Cummings, John, 461.

ble, 10.
Cameron, Hugh, 463.

Baltimore, schools of, excellent, 14.
Coffin, Allen, 463.

Barnard, Henry, LL. D.:
Davis, Thomas H., 452.

Library of, 8.
Deaf, dumb, and blind, 76, 77.

Reports of, 8.
Douai, Adolph, 452, 458.

Benevolent agencies, 10.
Douglass, Frederick, 465.

Freedmen's Bureau, 10, 14, 15.
Faey, J. A. & Co., 448.

Peabody fund, 10, 15.
Flanagan, John, 452.

Religions societies, 10.
Franklin, General W. B., 448.

Bureau of Education:
Gibbon, William G., 448.

Aid afforded by Secretary, 5.
Greenwood, Miles, 448.

Annual report of, 10.
Guild, C. & Sons, 448

Applications to, for information, 6.
Grogan, James, 452.

Circular of information issued by, 7.
Goodwin, C. J., 461.

Clerical force of, insufficient, 7.
Harlan & Hollingsworth, 448.

Condition of, past and present, 5.
Holstead, Charles H., 452.

Demand for reports of, 6.
Huston,
James E., 452.

Distribution of documents by, 8.
Harris, B. J., 461.

Formerly the Department of, 5.
Ingersoll, George L., 448.

Inquiries addressed to, 6, 7.
Johnson, A. E.,
45.

Lack of printed reports, &c., of, 6.
James, G. W., 448.

Library of, 8.
Lyon, James & Co., 448.

Obstacles to success of, 5.
Lainty, James, 452.

Recommendations of Commissioner
Lewis, J. R., 458.

of, 79, 80.
McCarthy, W. J., 43, 452.

Report required annually, 8.
Mead, C. V. & Co., 448.

Report of, unpublished, 8.

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Bureau of Refugees and Freedmen, work English educational bill, 32.
of, 10, 14, 15.

Evening schools, 54, 61.
Cherokee Indians:

Florida:
Statistics of the, 26.

Probable success of free schools in, 15.
Chinese immigration:

Folwell, President, remarks of, 11.
Relation of, to American education, 35. Foreign educational information, 42.
Statistics of, 35.

Applications for documents, &c., 32.
Suggestions respecting, 36.

France, request for statistics from, 34.
Coilections of educational text-books, &c., Georgia :
recommended, 8.

School law of, 15.
Colleges, resumé of, 71, 72.

No school fund in, 15.
Colorado, letter from colony in, 21.

German in public schools, 55.
Commercial colleges, 75, 76.

Gradation of schools, importance of, 13.
Common schools:

Half-time schools, 46, 54.
Suggested modifications of, 46.

Hebrew education, characteristics of, 29.

, .
Connecticut report, 11.

Idiots, &c., education of, 77.
Cosmopolitan schools, 51.

Illiteracy in the United States, 60, 61.
Dartmouth College, origin of, 23.

Indiana:
Delaware :

Negroes in, taxed, but not instructed,
Bigotry of public sentiment in, 14.

61.
County school tax in, 14.

Indian education :
Division of school fund in, 14.

Deep interest of the administration
Practically no school law in, 14.

in, 23.
District of Columbia, 16-19.

Funds for, secured by treaty.
School statistics of, 16, 17.

In New York, 26.
Organization of school system in, 16. National responsibility for, 25.
Inadequate educational

educational provisions National appropriations for, 24.
in, 16.

Inebriate asylums, 78.
Remedy for defects of system lies in Insane asylums, 77, 78.
Congress, 16.

Iowa:
Worthy efforts of citizens of, 16.

School funds of, in bad condition, 13.
Imperative need of congressional Janney, letter from Mr.

, 27.

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action, 16.

Jay, Hon. John, letters from, 33.
Duty of Government-

Kansas :
Toward education, 16, 19, 20, 25.

Misuse of school lands in, 13.
Toward teachers, 62, 63.

Kentucky:
Educational reports, proper character of, Instruction of negroes ignored in,
11.

14, 15.
Associations, 63, 64.

Kindergarten, errors in America, 28.
Education and labor :

Law schools, resumé of, 73.
Agitation concerning, 38.

Library :
A vital problem, 38.

Of the Bureau, 8.
Motives of inquiries respecting, 38. Of Henry Barnard, LL. D.:
Circular of inquiry respecting, 39, 40.

Value of, 8.
Replies to questions concerning, 40-46.

Should be purchased for the Bu-
Relations of, 40-45.
Discrepancy of opinions respecting, Louisiana :
48-50.

School system of, outside of New Or-
Education :

leans, a failure, 15.
Bureau of. (See Bureau of Education.) Mann, Horace, works of, distributed, 7.
Changes in, suggested, 47.

Mann, Mrs. Mary, letter from, 7.
Comprehensive nature of, 9.

Maryland:
Department of:

School law of, 14.
Act organizing, 5.

Negroes not educated in country dis-
Province of, 5.

tricts of, 14.
Succeeded by Bureau of. (See Bu- Medical colleges, resumé of, 73.
reau of Education.)

Military Academy, 70.
Effect of, on labor, 38-46.

Mississippi :
Expenditure for, in America, greater Free schools established in, 15.
than elsewhere, 10.

Missouri:
In the States, 14–16.

School funds of, mismanaged, 13.
In the Territories, 19–22.

Success of free schools in, 15.
Of deaf, dumb, and blind, 76, 77. National responsibility for education,
Of Hebrews, 29.

In the Territories, 19.
Of idiots and imbeciles, 77.

In the District of Columbia, 16.
Of Indians, 22-27.

Of Indians, 20, 25.
Moral importance of, 47.

Netherlands, documents requested by the
Relation of Goverument to, 79.

minister of the, 33.
Woman's interest in, 58-60.

Nevada:
Electro-gymnastics of Dr. Poggioli, 34. Proscriptive school law of, 61.

reau, 8.

New Mexico:

State expenditures, table of, per capita, 71.
Hostility to free schools in, 22-23. State reports :
Degeneracy of population of, under Comments on, 11, 12
United States, 22.

Circulation of, 12.
Non-attendance, 56-58.

Of Connecticut, 11.
Normal schools, 62, 63.

Of Illinois, 11.
North Carolina :

Of Massachusetts, 11.
Inadequate school expenditure in, 15. Of New York, 12.
Schools in, supported by outside be- Good results of, 13.
nevolence, 15.

Fail to give statistics of United States
Oregon :

grants, 13.
Diversion of school lands in, 13.

Superintendents :
Pile, William A., letter from, 22.

Offices of, educational centers, 8.
Poggioli, Dr., letter from, 34.

Teachers :
Portugal, documents requested by govern- Preparation of, 62, 63.
ment of, 33.

Duty of Government to, 62.
Prisons, 79.

Tennessee:
Problems for future solution, 52.

Retrograde movement of, 15.
Proscription of races in elementary educa- Territories :
tion, 61-62.

Education in, a national responsibil-
Prussian education, 10, 11.

ity, 19.
Public parks, 67–69.

Educational statistics of, essential, 20.
Pueblo Indians, 25.

Education in, should be for all races,
Rate bills, abolition of, satisfactory, 13.

20, 21.
Recommendations of the Coinmissioner, Suggestions for congressional action
79-80.

respecting education in, 21.
Red Cloud, 26.

Condition of education in, 19, 20,
Reformatories, 78, 79.

Population of the, 27.
Reports, abstract of, referred to, 10-16. School statistics of the, 28.
School funds:

Texas :
Mismanagement of, in Missouri, 13. No school system in, 16.
Bad state of, in Iowa, 13.

Theological seminaries, resumé of, 72, 73.
Remedy for mismanagement of, 13. Town meetings, 12.

Perverted in seceding States, 13. Truancy, 56-58.
School lands-

Victoria, request for documents from col-
In Kansas, diverted to railroads, 13.
In Oregon, diverted to internal im- Washington, Geo., educational sentiments
provements, 13.

of, 5.
School statistics, resumé of, 69-71.

Washington City, schools in, 16, 17.
School supervision, 64, 65.

West Virginia :
School systems:

School system of, endangered, 15.
Popular ignorance of, 12.

Women:
Scudder, Dr., extracts from article by, 37. Need for higher education of, 58.
Sheffield Scientific School, 12.

Obstacles to education of, 59.
South Australia, request for documents Illiteracy of, 59.
from colony of, 33.

Superiority of, as teachor, 58.
South Carolina:

Professional education of 60.
School system of, 15.

Horticultural school for, 60.
South :

Workmen, report of British, 47.
Perversion of school funds in the, 13. Yale College, 11.
Country school districts in the, 61.

ony of, 33.

INDEX TO ACCOMPANYING PAPERS.

Alabama, 81–86.

Arizona, 318.
Constitution of, provision for educa- Organization of Territory, 318.
tion, 81.

No schools worth mentioning, 318.
Number of schools established in, 81. School law of 1867, features of, 318.
Opposition to education in, 81.

Duties of school officers, 318.
Poll tax in, 81.

Lack of information regarding schools,
Opposition to appointment of trustees

318.
in, 81.

Arkansas, 86, 87.
Normal schools, 81.

Board of education, 86.
Classes established, 82.

Commissioners of school fund, 86.
State University, 82.

Want of funds; hostility to free
Medical college, 82.

schools, 86.
Law school at Montgomery, 82.

Statistics of schools, 86.
Institution for the Deaf, Dumb, and Institute for Deaf Mutes, 86.
Blind, 82.

Peabody fund, 87.
School finances, 83.

School prospects brightening, 87.
School attendance, 83.

List of State officers, 87.
Lesson of the decades, 83.

Circuit superintendents, 87..
Peabody fund, 83.

Australia, education in, 381-383.
Schools for colored children, 84.

Request for exchange of documents,
Incompetent teachers of, 84.

381.
Normal classes for, 84.

Summary of educational statistics, 381.
Statistics of schools for colored child- Remarks concerning statistics and at-
ren, 84, 85.

tendance, 381, 382.
Colored teachers, 85.

Aid to destitute children, 382.
Statistical table, by counties, 85, 86. Proportion of destitute children among
List of school officers, 85, 86.

different denominations, 382.
African children, exclusion of, 89. Direct gain to teachers by destitute
Alaska, 336, 337.

children, 382.
Area and population of, 336.

School books, 383.
Different races in, 336.

Evening schools, 383.
Extract from Mr. W. H. Dall's "Alaska Training of teachers, 383.
and its Resources,” 336.

Salaries augmented by results, 383.
American University:

Pupil teachers, 383.
Report upon the need for, 418-420.

Surveillance of teachers, 383.
Comparison of American and foreign Austria, education in, 380, 381.
universities, 419.

Educational advancement, 380.
Inferiority of American institutions, National compulsory education, 380,
419.

381.
Government provision for schools of Bengal, India, education in, 377-380.

agriculture and the mechanic arts, Increased number of schools since
420.

1855, 378.
Names of committee reporting, 221. Statistics of expenditure on English
Argentine Republic:

education, 378.
Progress of education in, 370, 371.

Dissatisfaction at the allotment of
President Sarmiento's efforts, 370, 371. educational funds, 378, 379.
Activity of the Department in estab- Extracts from speeches reported in the
lishing schools, 370.

Hindoo Patriot of July 1870, 379, 380.
Coöperation of the provinces, 370. California, 87-97.
Statistical returns of education by Statistics, 87.
provinces, 371.

Establishment of school fund, 88.
Number of children out of school, 371. First free public school, 88.
Proportion of immigrants who cannot Organization of school board in San
read, 371.

Francisco, 88.
Normal schools, 371.

Revision of school law, 88.
Evening schocls, 371.

First State report issued, 88.
Infant, or Kindergarten schools, 371. First bequest to school fund, 88.
Subsidies granted during the year for

First State teachers' convention, 88.
education, 371.

First State institute, 88.

California-Continued.

Establishment of “ California Teach-

er," 88.
State school law, 88, 89.
Board of education composed of, 88.
Duties of State superintendent, 88, 89.
Duties of county superintendents, 88.
Exclusion of races from schools, 89.
Teachers' certificates, 89.
Taxes for schools, 89.
School fund composed of, 89.
State Normal School, 89.

Statistics of, (table.)
Graded certificates given, 89.
Cosmopolitan schools, 90.
Evening schools, 90.
State Industrial School, 90.

Management of, 90.
Institution for Deaf, Dumb, aud Blind,

90.
University college, 90.
State University, 90, 91.

Resolution admitting ladies into, 91.
Santa Clara College, 91.
University of the Pacific, 91.
St. Mary's College, 91.
Pacific Methodist College, 91.
St. Vincent's College, 91.
St. Augustine College, 91.
Laurel Hall Boarding School, 91.
San Rafael College, 91.
St. Ignatius College, 92.
University School, 92.
Union College, 92.
Sonoma College, 92.
San Francisco, 92, 93.

City superintendent, 92.
Statistical summary, 92.
Policy of renting school buildings,

92.
Non-attendance, 93.
Stringent truant laws needed, 93.
Improvement in evening schools, 93.
Commercial class, 93.
School for Chinese, 93.
Proportion of tax laid by Chinese,

93.
Colored school, 93.
Co-education of the sexes, opinion

of Hon. John Swett, 93, 94.
Separation of sexes in school, 94, 95.
Teaching as profession, 95.
Women teachers, 95.
Statistics by counties, 96, 97.
Names of county superintendents, 96,

97.

State superintendent, 96.
Chinese migration, 422-434.

Numbers of Chinese immigrants, 422.
Character of immigrants, 423.
Their universal ability to read and

write, 423.
Location of the immigrants in this

country, 423.
Chinese companies, 423.
Prospective increase of immigration,

423.
Hinderances to immigration.
Causes of infanticide, 424.
Demand for labor in America, 424.

Chinese migration-Continued.

Adaptation of the Chinese to the West,

425.
Checks to immigration, 425.
Government action, 425.
Atrocities of the coolie trade, 425.
Wise and humane legislation, 426.
Convention between the Chinese and

other nations, 426.
Thirteenth and fourteenth amend.

ments as affecting Chinese, 426.
Opening of Chinese ports for trade,

426.
Chinese preference for America, 426.
The principle of no caste, 426.
Political bearings of Chinese immi-

gration, 426, 427.
Sympathy of the Chinese with our in.

stitutions, 427.
Industrial opposition to immigration,

427.
Danger from introduction of pagan-

ism, 427
Susceptibility of the Chinese to Chris-

tian teaching, 428.
Results of Chinese immigration, 428,

429.
Particulars of policy to be pursued,

429.
Adoption of American language, dress,

habits, and homes, 429.
Predominant characteristics of Chi-

nese; isolation to be deprecated,

429, 430.
Adoption of American manners, 430.
Admission to citizenship, 430.
Importance of education, 430.
Importance of right popular senti-

ment, 430.
Generosity the highest wisdom, 431.
Lessons of history in regard to com-

petitive labor, 431.
Availability of an educational policy,

431.
The Chinese accustomed to acquire

knowledge, 431.
Eagerness to learn the American lan-

-

guage, 431.

Scarcity of schools for Chinese, 431.
Importance of training the children,

431, 432.
Great importance of understanding

our language, 432.
Difficulties in acquiring it, 432.
Text-books adapted to the Chinese,

433.
Educational instrumentalities, 433.
Duty of the Government, 433, 434.
Fruits of experience in education of

Chinamen, 434.
Religious and philanthropic efforts,

434.

Evening schools, 434.
Colorado, 318, 319.

Organization of Territory.
Little information received of schools

in, 318.
Letter from superintendent, 318.
Letter from citizen of Trinidad, 318

319.

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