Report of the Condition and Improvement of the Public Schools of Rhode Island: Submitted Nov. 1, 1845

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B. Cranston & Company, 1846 - 255 էջ
 

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Էջ 56 - By assigning the different studies to a sufficient number of assistants, in separate class-rooms, each well qualified to teach the branches assigned, the principal teacher may be selected with special reference to his ability in arranging the studies, and order of exercises of the school, in administering its discipline, in adapting moral instruction to individual scholars, and superintending the operations of each class-room, so as to secure the harmonious action and progress of every department....
Էջ 135 - Any person conceiving himself aggrieved may appeal or petition to the commissioner of education who is hereby authorized and required to examine and decide the same; and the...
Էջ 141 - When two or more districts shall be consolidated into one, the new district shall succeed to all the rights of property possessed by the annulled districts.
Էջ 54 - ... society. Among these conditions of success in the operation of a system of public schools, is such a classification of the scholars as shall bring a larger number of similar age and attainments, at all times, and in every stage of their advancement, under teachers of the right qualifications, and shall enable these teachers to act upon numbers at once, for years in succession, and carry them all forward effectually together, in a regular course of instruction. The great principle to be regarded...
Էջ 111 - Special meetings may be called by the district board, or any one of them, on the written request of any five legal voters of the district, by giving the notice required in the next succeeding section; and in all notices of special meetings the object of the meeting shall be stated, and no business shall be transacted at such meetings except such as is mentioned in the call.
Էջ 247 - Every pupil who shall any where, on or around the school premises, use or write any profane or unchaste language, or shall draw any obscene pictures or representations, or cut, mark, or otherwise intentionally deface any school furniture...
Էջ 116 - ... 4. To adjust and decide, without appeal and without cost to the parties, all controversies and disputes arising under this act, which may be submitted to him for settlement and decision; the facts -of which cases shall be stated in writing, verified by oath or affirmation if required, and accompanied by certified copies of all necessary minutes, contracts, orders and other documents.
Էջ 56 - MO each individual, than if the same amount of time was divided up among four classes, each containing one-fourth of the whole number. When the class is large, there is a spirit, a glow, a struggle which can never be infused or called forth in a small class. Whatever time is spent upon a few, which could have been as profitably spent on a larger number, is a loss of power and time to the extent of the number who were not thus benefited. The recitations of a large class must be more varied, both as...
Էջ 135 - ... enforced, prosecuted or inflicted as fully and to the same extent as if such law had not been repealed. All actions and proceedings, civil or criminal, commenced under or by virtue of a law so repealed and pending immediately prior to the taking effect of this act, may be prosecuted and defended to final effect in the same manner as they might have been under the laws then existing, subject to the provisions of this act authorizing special deputy commissioners or special agents designated by...
Էջ 166 - ... go to and from his seat, change his position, have access to his books, attend to his own business, be seen and approached by the teacher, without incommoding any other. They are not provided with blackboards, maps, clock, thermometer, and other apparatus and fixtures which are indispensable to a well regulated and instructed school. They are deficient in all of those in and out-door arrangements which help to promote habits of order, and neatness, and cultivate delicacy of manners and refinement...

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