Special Report on the Present State of Education in the United States and Other Countries, and on Compulsory Instruction

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Van Benthuysen & sons, printers, 1867 - 253 halaman
 

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Halaman 57 - 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...
Halaman 56 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Halaman 98 - The Legislature shall provide for a system of Common Schools, by which a school shall be kept up and supported in each district at least three months in every year : and any school district neglecting to keep up and support such a school, may be deprived of its proportion of the interest of the public fund during such neglect.
Halaman 101 - State, of the five per cent, of the net proceeds of the sales of the public lands within the...
Halaman 69 - While it is evident that the general establishment and liberal endowment of academies are highly to be commended, and are attended with the most beneficial consequences, yet it cannot be denied that they are principally confined to the children of the opulent, and that a great proportion of the community is excluded from their immediate advantages.
Halaman 186 - As early as possible, the child is taught to say, " I testify that there is no deity but God ; and I testify that Mohammad is God's Apostle.
Halaman 100 - The proceeds of all lands that may be. granted by the United States to this State for the support of schools, which may be sold or disposed of, and the five hundred thousand acres of land granted to the new States, under an act of Congress distributing the proceeds of the public lands among the several States of the Union, approved...
Halaman 59 - ... and by-laws, respecting such children, as shall be deemed most conducive to their welfare, and the good order of such city or town ; and there shall be annexed to such ordinances, suitable penalties, not exceeding, for any one breach, a fine of twenty dollars...
Halaman 243 - It is my deliberate opinion that the Chinese are, morally, the most debased people on the face of the earth. Forms of vice which in other countries are barely named, are in China so common, that they excite no comment among the natives. They constitute the...
Halaman 61 - Trustees shall require the boys and girls under their charge to be instructed in piety and morality, and in such branches of useful knowledge as are adapted to their age and capacity...

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