Report Volume 56

Report Volume 56

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... 30 weeks; 1910----67 1055 than 30 weeks. In 1890, there were 74 districts having less than 20 weeks; or, in other words, twenty years ago there were more districts having less than 20 weeks than now have less than 30. Once in school, what are the physical surroundings of _ pupils and what the care of the bodily welfare? In general, it may be stated that such matters are looked after as never before; better buildings, more room, better care of children's health. comparison of the conditions described in the reports of thirty years with the conditions of _the present day shows a change amounting to a revolution, and most of the improvement has taken place within the last ten years. 0t'ercr0wcZt'11g_ This condition so common in the reports of states having larger cities than New Hampshire is all but unknown with us. Schoolhouses. During the past ten to fifteen years, but chiefly within the last ten years, there has been a veritable campaign of schoolhouse building. ' Keene, Laconia, Franklin and Somersworth are the only cities which are now without admirable modern high school buildings and the elementary school equipment of all the cities ranges from good to excellent, nowhere poor. Among the villages and larger towns, Colebrook, Groveton, Woodsville, Plymouth, Lebanon, Enfield, Newport, Warner, Wilton, Milford, Hudson, are all conspicuous for excellent school buildings. Many other towns are contemplating building programs. Few are left with thoroughly bad buildings. And, though less conspicuous, none the less notable has been the recent improvement in rural school architecture. The barbarities of the old country schoolhouse are slowly but surely and steadily disappearing, and ten years here has made a vast improvement, more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906810
  • 9781236906816