Report of the Board of Education of the Town of Montclair, New Jersey, for the School Year Ending June 30th

Report of the Board of Education of the Town of Montclair, New Jersey, for the School Year Ending June 30th

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...satisfactory manner received the same credit as is given for a similar course in New York University or at Vineland. To the surprise of all concerned, about seventy-five members registered for the course. They included not only Montclair teachers but many from neighboring towns. The class met in the High School study hall on Mondays and Thursdays for twenty periods of an hour and a half. Some took the course for the purpose of preparing themselves to teach special classes, but the majority had no such plan. To them it was an opportunity to broaden their professional training, and they accepted it with an enthusiasm which speaks well for their professional attitude. EVENING SCHOOL AND SUMMER SCHOOL. The evening school work in Montclair is organized and operated with the sole purpose of meeting the community need. Instruction in every subject within reason is given, provided it is requested by not less than fifteen pupils. Most of the academic work is concentrated at the Central School. Classes have been organized in English for foreigners, bookkeeping, civil service, penmanship, music, stenography and typewriting. For the first-time a suilicient interest was aroused to warrant the formation of two classes in Spanish. The free evening concerts and lectures at the Hillside auditorium provided by the generosity of the Federation of Women's Clubs, L'nity Forum, and the Board of Education, were continued this year. The appreciation of the public was shown by the size of the audiences, which often exceeded the capacity of the hall. With the opening of the Baldwin Street school, a fine auditorium became available in that section of the city. Several free entertainments have been given in this building by the Board and public spirited, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788168
  • 9781236788160