Report Upon State Education in Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Belgium, and the United States of America: Including a Special Report Upon Deaf-mute Instruction

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73 ページ - Antioch, when idols were still worshipped in the temple of Mecca. And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St Paul's.
12 ページ - ... (2) Determining the time during which children are so to attend school; provided that no such byelaw shall prevent the withdrawal of any child from any religious observance or instruction in religious subjects, or shall require any child to attend school on any day exclusively set apart for religious observance by the religious body to which his parent belongs...
86 ページ - A man who has never seen the sun," says Calderon, in one of his charming comedies, "cannot be blamed for thinking that no glory can exceed that of the moon. A man who has seen neither moon nor sun, cannot be blamed for talking of the unrivalled brightness of the morning star.
20 ページ - To recite 150 lines from Shakespeare or Milton, or some other standard author, and to explain the words and allusions.
9 ページ - there shall be provided for every school district a sufficient amount of accommodation in public elementary . schools available for all the children resident in such district, for whose elementary education efficient and suitable provision is not otherwise made.
20 ページ - Writing from memory the substance of a short story read out twice ; spelling, handwriting, and correct expression to be considered.
20 ページ - To read a passage from one of Shakespeare's historical plays, or from some other standard author, or from a history of England.
8 ページ - It shall be the duty of the parent of every child to cause such child to receive efficient elementary instruction in reading, writing, and arithmetic, and if such parent fail to perform such duty, he shall be liable to such orders and penalties as are provided by this Act.
87 ページ - Act, shall not require that any particular form of religious instruction or worship or any religious catechism or formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall or shall not be taught, used or practised in any school, college or hostel aided but not provided by the council...
20 ページ - A short theme or letter on an easy subject ; spelling, handwriting, and composition to be considered.