Sessional Papers Volume 22, PT. 1

Sessional Papers Volume 22, PT. 1

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... through his oflicers the professional management of the schools. State school committees ordinarily consist of not less than five members, but provisional school committees need not include more than three members. In the case of new schools the committee is nominated by the subscribers to the building fund, and in the case of schools alread established by a. majority of the parents attending the schoo. Any adult person of either sex, whethera parent or not, is eligible for appointment as a member of a school committee. ('ommittees hold office for three years, and retiring members are eli 'ble for re-election. he principal duties of a. school committee are: ---(1) To take care that the school blllldlIl2'S are not used for any unauthorised purpose: (2' To observe and report u on the state of the school build-ings and premises, an to supervise the execution of such improvements as the Minister may authorise them to carry out: liisi. 2 4 persons. Administrative Staff. School Coinmittees. Number of Schools in Operation. Attendance of Children. Finance. (3) To inspect periodically the school registers and records: (4) To use their influence with parents to induce them to send their children regularly to school: (_ 5) To report the conduct of the teachers to the Minister when they are in fault, and to protect them from vexatious and frivolous complaints: (6) To correspond with the Minister, through their secretar, on subjects connected with the_ school, and malie suggestions that may be considered beneficial (7) To assist in supervising local examinations where assistance may be necessary. ' At the end of 1899 there were in 0 eration 884 schools comprising 412 State and 469 rovisiona together with three special more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236843355
  • 9781236843357