Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ... Annual Report of the Secretary of the Board
Board of Education, 1875
1st-72nd include the annual report of the Secretary of the Board.
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Página 128 - Wisdom and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people, it shall be the duty of legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them;...
Página 128 - It is therefore ordered, that every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general...
Página 57 - Boston, who shall have been such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Página 129 - Commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them, especially the University at Cambridge ; public schools and grammar schools in the towns ; to encourage private societies and public institutions ; rewards and immunities for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of the country...
Página 214 - ... appropriated by the state for the support of common schools, shall be applied to, and expended in, no other schools than those which are conducted according to law, under the order and superintendence of the authorities of the town or city in which the money is to be expended; and such moneys shall never be appropriated to any religious sect for the maintenance, exclusively, of its own school.] Art.
Página 6 - I consider the law of 1789 .... authorizing towns to divide themselves into districts the most unfortunate law on the subject of common schools ever enacted in the state.
Página 147 - It shall be the duty of the president professors and tutors of the University at Cambridge, and of the several colleges, of all preceptors and teachers of academies, and of all other instructors of youth, to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety and justice and a sacred regard for truth...
Página 183 - Every person having under his control a child between the ages of eight and fourteen years, shall annually, during the continuance of his control, send such child to some public school in the city or town in which he resides...
Página 148 - ... their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry, and frugality, chastity, moderation, and temperance, and those other virtues, which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which...
Página 106 - And these very practices of his have been discarded by intelligent educators everywhere, even when professedly following the doctrines of the German school. " Observation (said he) is the absolute basis of all knowledge. The first object, then, in education must be, to lead a child to ob serve with accuracy ; the second, to express with correctness the result of his observations.