Bulletin, Issues 24-40

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - Education
 

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Page 4 - Alexander Archipelago in Southeastern Alaska, on the north side of Dixon's Entrance, be, and the same is hereby, set apart as a reservation for the use of the Metlakahtla Indians, and those people known as Metlakahtlans who have recently emigrated from British Columbia to Alaska, and such other Alaskan natives as may join them, to be held and used by them in common, under such rules and regulations, and subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 47 - To unite two contiguous districts in the same county, or in adjoining counties, and to establish a union school, to be supported out of the funds belonging to their respective districts; and a school thus established shall be governed by a joint Board composed of the Trustees of the combining districts; Second — To make arrangements with the Trustees of any adjoining district for the attendance of such children in the...
Page 8 - The fundamental significance of the principles involved in •what has been known as the vocational guidance movement has come to be appreciated with special force under the exigencies of war, and will be still more completely understood in the period of reconstruction that is to follow.
Page 42 - ... for aid in construction of buildings. The annual aid and the aid for buildings shall be paid in the same manner as now provided by law for the payment of other state aid to public schools. Whenever any school in a consolidated district attains the rank of a state high or graded school, it shall possess the rights and privileges of such school.
Page 18 - ... not experience the joy that he was about to feel through conquering the obstacle with his own force. The sight of those objects could be of no advantage to him, while his intelligent efforts would have developed his inner powers. The teacher hindered the child, in this case, from educating himself, without giving him any compensating good in return. The little fellow had been about to feel himself a conqueror, and he found himself held within two imprisoning arms, impotent. The expression of...
Page 32 - There is time for but a moment's glance at the evolution of "the western plan of admitting students to colleges and universities by certificates from duly inspected secondary schools." It might be called the continental or German plan, whence it in part came to reinforce pre-eminently, and first in Michigan, a state system of public schools crowned by a state university. It, in some form, logically accompanied a state...
Page 34 - The driver starts from or near the remote end of his district and drives down the principal thoroughfare, taking up the children at their own doors or at cross-street corners. ' ' The attendance of the children conveyed is several per cent better than that of the village children, and it is far higher than it was in the old district schools. This is not strange when one reflects that the children are taken at or near their own doors and conveyed to school without exposure in stormy weather.
Page 41 - The principal of a consolidated school shall be qualified to teach the elements of agriculture, as determined by such tests as are required by the superintendent of education. A school of this class shall have suitable rooms and equipment for industrial and other work, a library, and necessary apparatus and equipment for efficient work, and a course of study embracing such branches as may be prescribed by the superintendent of education.
Page 3 - That until otherwise provided by law the body of lands known as Annette Islands, situated in Alexander Archipelago in Southeastern Alaska, on the north side of Dixon's entrance, be, and the same is hereby, set apart as a reservation for the use of the Metlakahtla Indians, and those people known as Metlakahtlans who have recently emigrated from British Columbia to Alaska, and such other Alaskan...
Page 11 - LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF EDUCATION, Washington, January 2, 1917.

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