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Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, of the State of New-York (Paperback) Loot Price: R472
Discovery Miles 4 720
Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, of the State of New-York (Paperback): New York Dept. of Public...

Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, of the State of New-York (Paperback)

New York Dept. of Public Instruction

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Loot Price R472 Discovery Miles 4 720

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...in fact. The school registers have been kept with more care, and the trustees have been more faithful in the preparation of their annual reports. Most of them expected to be called ou to make an affidavit to their reports. It does make a difference with some men. The reported numbers are too high yet, though nearly right. Some children residing near the boundaries of districts are reported twice. Perhaps there are ten such cases. The want of well defined boundaries gives rise to this state of things. I have tried to remedy this evil as far as I dbuld, and have failed in one case because the town clerk and supervisor have thought best to differ with me. In joint districts much discrepancy may arise between the report and the fact. Rate bills continue to damage our schools. Taxes are paid to the town collector without grumbling; yet it is difficult to get a collector for each district to collect rate bills and school district taxes. If each town was formed into one consolidated district, with a Board of Education to take charge of all the schools within the town, I am fully convinced we should have better attendance and better schools. Rate bills should be done away with. Two new school houses have been built, several have been pretty well repaired, some have been adorned and made attractive, and much greater attention paid to them and their appurtenances than heretofore. If the School Commissioners were fully authorized to suspend a district from participation in the public money, till school houses were in proper condition for school purposes, a desirable change would soon be effected. An appeal might be had to the State Superintendent, County Judge, or Board of Supervisors. Article three, section thirteen, title two, is now a mere farce--a paper...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: New York Dept. of Public Instruction
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 118
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-13317-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-13317-5
Barcode: 9781151133175

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