Providence City Documents Volume 2

Providence City Documents Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...for such pupils and they made some show of studying their lessons. Again, the average attendance this year was small on account of the remarkable weather. Fine coasting and skating will decimate the best even in: school. Six weeks of such sport is altogether too rare in this city to be neglected when it does come. The unusual number of stormyevenings also, of course, had its effect upon the attendance. In conclusion. it is our opinion that the evening schools have been, on the whole. fairly successful. The appropriation has been economically and wisely spent. A careful oversight of the expenses has been exercised. The general policy has been to bring the evening school service into closer harmony with the day schools. To this intent, the evening schools are gradually being located in the day school buildings. Eight out ofthe fifteen schools are now located in such buildings. This is certainly a move in the right direction. Other changes and innovations which we have put into operation this year, and which we have just alluded to, have all been in the line of progress. Respectfully submitted, ALBERT F. BLAISDELL, C/lnirman. To rm: SCHOOL Comurrras or rm: Crrv or Pnovrmmca: The past year has been one of activity and progress in the schools. Probably our teachers would say it has been a. laborious, if not a wearisome year. The school year opened very pleasantly. I do not recall a September that passed with so much to please and so little to disturb school authorities. The weather was delightful. The school houses were in good condition. The new houses were found convenient and attractive. Excellent health prevailed. We have occupied for the first time this year new school buildings on Charles street in the Third Ward, Niagara street in the..show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236843002
  • 9781236843005