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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889

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Contents

Teachers Table 9
75
School expenditures Tables 14 15 and 16
82
Chief State school officers Table 18
88
California
94
Delaware
100
Georgia
106
Louisiana
112
Montana
119
New Hampshire
125
North Carolina
135
South Carolina
143
Vermont
150
Wyoming
156
National
157
Evening schools
162
ALASKA
181
DISCUSSION OF QUESTIONS RELATING TO CITY SCHOOL
195
Examinations as a basis for promotion
206
Summer schools
213
Incorrigibles and habitual truants
219
Evening schools Table
225
List of cities from which no reports were received
360
Sammary of same by States etc Table
367
Page
379
National Normal College
392
Notes relating to normal schools and other instrumentalities for improving the teaching body
408
Notes relating to normal schools etc Continued Page
454
Statistics of private normal schools Table 33
472
Statistics of schools and classes for training kindergarten teachers Table 34
479
Comparative statistics of private schools for both sexes Table 36 Division C
485
Distribution of time among specified studies in certain public high schools Table 39
491
Summary of statistics of private schools for boys Table 41 Division B 198
500
Statistics of private schools for girls Table 42 Division A
507
Statistics of private schools for boys Table 42 Division B 025
543
SUPERIOR INSTRUCTION
583
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr Pa
589
Detailed view of colleges for women
596
Statistics of colleges for women Table 44 Division B
604
Cniversities and colleges of liberal arts
622
Summary of statistics of colleges of liberal arts Table 47
628
PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION
756
Sommary of statistics of schools of law Table 66
776
Sammary of statistics of schools of medicine of dentistry and of pharmacy Tablc 68
783
DEGREES CONFERRED
807
Absorption of kindergartens by the public school system
816
MANUAL AND INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
825
Mangal training as education
832
Drawing
838
Tool instruction 815
845
Manual training course of study for New York City
853
Statistics of manual training schools
885
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
910
Industrial schools Table 84
921
COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS COLLEGESNURSES
927
General remarks
940
Sammary of statistics of institutions for the deaf Table 89
947
EDUCATION OF THE BLIND
962
EDUCATION OF THE FEEBLEMINDED
972
REFORM SCHOOLS
978
EDUCATION OF THE COLORED RACE
988
Professional schools
991
List of institutions for the secondary superior and professional instruction of the colored
997
Statistics of capacity enrolment attendance etc of training schools Table 105
1003
Statistics of Indian school attendance from 1882 to 1888 inclusive Table 107
1004
EDUCATION IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
1012
Ratio of school enrolment to total population and to school population in foreign countries
1018
Inspection of secondary schools in Scotland
1024
Education in British India
1030
Higher education in the NorthWest Territory
1039
Tribal and family relations among the Indians of Metlakahtla
1047
Indiapa
1056
Iowa
1063
New York
1069
OBITUARY LIST OF NOTABLE EDUCATORS
1075
APPENDIX
1085
Additional digests of State school reports addenda to Chapter IV
1093
Record of work accomplished by the Bureau from August 5 1886 to September 3 1889
1114
INDEX
1121
5
1136
Obituary list of potable Americans 1075
1171

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Page 723 - ... and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches or experiments bearing directly on the agricultural industry of the United States...
Page 723 - That in order to aid in acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific investigation and experiment respecting the principles and applications of agricultural science...
Page 723 - It shall be the duty of each of said stations, annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the Governor of the State or Territory in which it is located, a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures, a copy of which report shall be sent to each of said stations, to the said Commissioner of Agriculture, and to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
Page 723 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same ; the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth ; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a varying series of crops ; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation ; the analysis of soils and water...
Page 655 - ... no instruction either sectarian in religion or partisan in politics shall ever be allowed in any department of the university, and no sectarian or partisan test shall ever be allowed or exercised in the appointment of regents or in the election of professors, teachers, or other officers of the university, or in the admission of students thereto, or for any purpose whatever.
Page 724 - SEC. 9. That the grants of moneys authorized by this act are made subject to the legislative assent of the several States and Territories to the purpose of said grants...
Page 723 - An act donating public lands to the several states and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 724 - That bulletins or reports of progress shall be published at said stations at least once iu three months, one copy of which shall be sent to each newspaper in the States or Territories in which they are respectively located, and to such individuals actually engaged in farming as may request the same, and as far as the means of the station will permit.
Page 724 - States having colleges entitled under this section to the benefits of this act and having also agricultural experiment stations established by law separate from said colleges, such States shall be authorized to apply such benefits to experiments at stations so established by such States ; and in case any State shall have established under the provisions of said act of July...
Page 723 - That in any State or Territory in which two such colleges have been or may be so established the appropriation hereinafter made to such State or Territory shall be equally divided between such colleges, unless the legislature of such State or Territory shall otherwise direct.

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