A Cyclopedia of Education Volume 3

A Cyclopedia of Education Volume 3

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... follows: State schools, 2046; district, 1473; denominational, 12,734; private, 271; proprietary, 37; of the total number of schools 68.5 per cent were "undivided" schools with one teacher each. The number of teachers engaged in public elementary schools was 30,194, of whom 28,600, or 94 per cent, had government diplomas. Of the elementary schools 11,527 had a general, 2040 an agricultural, 102 a general and an agricultural continuation school attached. 57.67 per cent of the said schools used Hungarian (Magyar) as the exclusive language of instruction; while in 17.97 percent other languages of instruction were used in addition to Hungarian. Consequently the percentage of schools where Hungarian is the language of instruction may be put at 70.91 per cent. In 1907 the amount appropriated for state elementary schools was 10,570,010 crowns ($2,114,002) the amount appropriated for the subvention of public parochial, denominational, and private schools was 4,864,000 crowns ($972,800), or nearly half the sum appropriated for schools supported entirely by the State. Supplementary Agencies.--Infant Homes.--The system of infant protection for which Hungary is noted may be said to date from the efforts of the Countess Teresa Brunswick, who, with the support of Count Szechenyi, the leader of the reform movement in Hungary in the early years of the nineteenth century, established the first infant home at Buda, in 1828, called Garden of Angels (Angyalkert). In 1836 an association was formed for carrying on the work, in which several prominent men, among them Louis Kossuth, were actively engaged. Through the efforts of this association a training college was established for directresses of infant homes. In 1848, when the War of Independence broke out, ...show more

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