The Handbook of Private Schools Volume 2

The Handbook of Private Schools Volume 2

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...The generous gifts of friends enable the school to offer a variety of courses at low cost. The Rev. B. C. Conner, a graduate of the Seminary and of Wesleyan, has been the president since 1912, and had previously had wide experience in teaching and in the ministry. Schuylkill Seminary, Reading, is attended by one hundred and fifty students, mostly day pupils from nearby towns. It was established at Reading by an Evangelical Association in 1881 but from 1886 to 1902 was located at Fredericksburg. Since 1902 it has been located at Reading. The school offers preparation for college and theological or other professional schools. Rev. Warren F. Teel, Ph.B., Northwestern College; A.M., Univ. of Penn.; D.D., Franklin and Marshall, has been the principal since 1901. York Collegiate Institute, York, founded and endowed in 1873 by the late Samuel Small, is a day school with a small boarding department. College preparation is emphasized but a finishing course is also offered to the girls. During its history over fifteen hundred students have attended the school and there is an annual enrollment of one hundred coming from nearby towns. At present forty graduates are enrolled in the leading colleges and professional schools. The Rev. E. T. Jeffers has been the principal since 1893. The School of Childhood of the University of Pittsburgh is for children from four to seven years of age, embodying in practice the best present-day scientific theories in regard to education. The school had its origins in the School of Play organized by the Pittsburgh Playground Association, taken over by the University in 1912. It is one of a number of schools honestly endeavoring to do pioneer educational work. There is no charge for tuition. DELAWARE Friends School, Fourth and...show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236655435
  • 9781236655431