Expenditures for the Public Schools; Report of the Committee on Accounts

Expenditures for the Public Schools; Report of the Committee on Accounts

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... The income collected was as follows: --Non-residents, State and City, $15,024 32 Trust-funds and other sources, 15,319 25 Sale of books and supplies. 8,704 69 Total income.... $39,048 26 The income collected over the amount estimated, was $14,048 26, which amount, added to that unused ($49,500.20) and returned to the City Treasury, aggregated the sum of $63,548.46, saved by the School Committee from the net amount appropriated to them for school purposes by the City Council. On the tax-bill sent to each tax-payer the amount of the tax assessed for public-school expenditures is stated. That portion allotted the School Committee was between four and five per cent. larger last year than it would have been if the unexpended balance and the surplus income could have been allowed in making up the account. The expenses of the School Committee, as compared with those of the year previous, present an increase of $94,556.05. The expenses incurred by the City Council for furniture, repairs, etc., of school-houses were increased $10,980.43, thereby increasing the net expenditure of both departments to the amount of $105,536.48. The average number of pupils belonging to all the schools was 59,70(5. The average cost, per pupil, incurred by the School Committee was $24.59; by the City Council, $3.31, --making the total average cost, per pupil, $27.90. In the succeeding pages of this report, under the headings of expenditures for the different grades of schools, the cost of each grade is given, in which is included only such expenses as are directly chargeable to that particular grade. There are, however, certain expenses connected with the public schools, amounting to nearly one hundred thousand dollars, annually incurred for the benefit of the whole system and.show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590228
  • 9781236590220