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Congressional Serial Set Volume 5453 (Paperback) Loot Price: R548
Discovery Miles 5 480
Congressional Serial Set Volume 5453 (Paperback): United States Government Office

Congressional Serial Set Volume 5453 (Paperback)

United States Government Office

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Loot Price R548 Discovery Miles 5 480

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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. 1908 Excerpt: ...for day schools for the ensuing year, will very materially aid these rural districts in maintaining schools until such time as they will be able to provide their own schools by taxation. It will be our aim to encourage those districts having sufficient taxable property to bear the expenses of their own schools as far as possible, but many districts, especially those having a large Indian Eopulation, will have but little taxable property, and therefore will e able to raise but a very limited amount of money by taxation. These distinctively Indian neighborhoods should, in my opinion, receive special aid and encouragement from us. Inasmuch as the Indian boys and girls are all owners of land, and as a large majority of the white boys are farmers, we have endeavored to giVe some special attention to the teaching of practical agriculture. Our success along this line has been limited by reason of the fact that but comparatively few of our teachers were prepared to teach this subject. We are making some headway, however, and the instruction which the teachers receive in our summer normals will enable them to accomplish better results in the future. One noticeable result of our teaching agriculture is found in the fact that some of the Indian boys are becoming interested in the study of soils and are awakening to a realization of the fact that land possesses qualities of genuine worth. Our annual summer normals, for teachers, which have long since become an important factor in our educational work, were held as usual during the month of June (four weeks) and were unusually interesting. During the month of June we maintained six of these summer schools, in some of which the county superintendents united with us, with a total enrollment of 1,200 teachers. The teachers...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: United States Government Office
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 198
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-43402-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-43402-8
Barcode: 9781130434026

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