Report on Normal School, 1873 (Classic Reprint)

Report on Normal School, 1873 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Report on Normal School, 1873 In pursuance of an order in School Committee, dated May 13, 1873, the Committee on the Normal School respectfully present the following Report. I. In the first Annual Report of Nathan Bishop, Esq., the first Superintendent of the Public Schools of Boston (1851), there is a recommendation for the establishment of a Normal School "as a part of the Boston system of public instruction." The following is an extract from this Report: - "I recommend the establishment of a Normal School, as a part of the Boston system of public instruction. It is due to the inhabitants of this city to establish an institution in which such of their daughters as have completed with distinguished success the course of studies in the Grammar schools may, if they are desirous of teaching, qualify themselves in the best manner for this important employment. Educated in our schools, they would be familiar with our modes of teaching and management, and would lend a cordial co-operation in carrying into effect all the provisions of the school system. It is believed that the amount of money required for the support of such a school cannot be expended in any other manner which will render so much service to the schools." About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 86g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1331051568
  • 9781331051565