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Kansas-Continued.

Maine-Continued.
Asylum for the Blind, 143.

Policy in reference to teachers, 154.
Denominational institutions, 143.

Bangor, general statistics of, 154.
Teaching a profession, 143.

Roll of honor, 154.
Names of county superintendents, 144. Discontinuance of public school ex-
State superintendent, 144.

aminations, 154.
Statistics by counties, 144-146.

Statistical details by counties, 155.
Kentucky, 147-149.

State superintendent, 155.
Struggle for reform in school law, 147. County supervisors, names of, 155.
Opposition by the legislature, 147. Maryland, 156–164.
Inefficiency of old law, 147.

School law of 1865.
Provision for colored schools, 147. · Imperfection of schools prior to its
Misappropriation of taxes paid by col- adoption, 156.
ored people, 147.

Improvement first year under new
List of school officers, 148, 149.

system, 156.
Superintendent, 148.

Increase of children attending school
Kindergarten culture, 354-359.

during 1866, 156.
Importance of correct methods in Establishment of State normal schooi,
teaching, 354, 355.

157.
System in Germany, 355.

Colored schools, 157.
Superficial imitations of Kindergar- Statistical summary, 157.

.
tens in America, 355.

Existing school system, 157.
Fundamental point of difference be- Insufficient salaries of teachers, 157,

tween Fræbel's method and that of Irregular attendance, 158.
other educators, 355.

Compulsory law, 158.
How he utilizes the principle of evil State Normal School, 158.
in children, 356.

Taxes of colored people, 158.
Where he found his model, 356.

Education of colored children in Bal
Necessity to the children of play, 356. timore, 158.
Frobel's method, 356, 357.

St. John's College, statistics of, 158.
Work done by a class of children in Maryland Agricultural College, 158.
Dresden, 358.

Baltimore Female College, 158.
Quickening and harmonizing effects of Statistical summary, 159.
music, 358.

Finances, 159.
Necessity for competent teachers, 358. Maryland Institute for the Instruction
Kindergarten school in Berlin, 358.

of the Blind, 159, 160.
Importance of adhering to the princi- Baltimore, general view of the system
ples of Fræbel, 359.

in, 160, 161.
Kindergarten normal school in Bos-

Baltimore City College, 161.
ton, 359.

Female high schools, 161.
Kindergarten school for education of Eastern Female High School, 161.
colored nurses, 359.

Western Female High School, 161.
Louisiana, 150–152.

Peabody prizes, 161.
Organization under new school law, Primary schools, 162.
150.

Lower studies, 162.
Portions of law impracticable, 150.

Grammar schools, 162.
Insufficient funds, 150.

Evening schools, 162.
Compulsory mixed schools, 150.

Colored schools, 162.
Mismanagement of school lands, 150. Punishments, 162.
Portion of fund lost, 150.

School-houses, 162.
Parish treasurers fail to report, 150.

Salaries, 162.
Normal schools needed, 150.

Supervision, 162.
Normal school at New Orleans, 150.

Statistics of schools in Baltimore,
Aid rendered by Freedmen’s Bureau,

163.
150.

Statistics by counties, 164.
Refusal of New Orleans city board to Massachusetts, 165-184.
comply with law, 150.

Area of. 165.
Louisiana State Seminary, 150.

Population, 165.
Peabody fund, 150.

Obligation to sustain schools, 165.
Statistical details by parishes, 151, Educated brain, 165.
152.

Origin of public school system, 165.
State superintendent, 151.

Establishment of Harvard College, 165.
Maine, 153–155.

Law of the colony in 1642, 165.
General statistics, 153.

Proportion of children in public schools
Normal schools, 153.

in 1832, 165.
County teachers' institutes, 153,

Permanent fund established, 165, 166.
State school fund, 153.

Normal schools : Framingham, West-
Compulsory attendance, 153.

field, Bridgewater, Salem, 166.
Portland, general statistics of, 154.

Institution for Deaf Mutes, 166.
City school committee, 154.

General statistics, 166.

Massachusetts-Continued.

Drawing in the public schools, 167.
Boston, summary of statistics of schools

in, 167.
Vocal and physical culture, 167.
Phonic system of teaching reading,

107.
Text-books free to all, 168.
Schools for licensed minors, 168.
Truancy, 168.
Latin school, 168.
English high school, 168.
Girls' high and normal schools, 168,

169.
Highlands High School, 169.
Dorcbester High School, 169.
Roxbury Latin School, 169.
Horticultural School for Women,

169.
Woburn, general summary of statistics

of, 169, 170.
Improved methods in primary

schools, 170.
Requirements for admission to

grades, 170.
Fall River, general statistics of, 170.

Evening school, 170.
Truants, 170.

Half-time schools, 170.
Lowell, general summary of statistics

of, 170, 171,
Free evening schools, 171.
Decrease of truancy, 171.
Report of Truant Commissioner

Huse, 171
Charlestown, general statistics of, 171.
Worcester, general statistics of, 171.

School committee, 171.
Want of normal school, 171.
Indifference of parents to punctual

attendance, 171.
Truant school, its influence, 171.

Training school, 171, 172.
Dennis, general statistics of, 172.

Lack of apparatus, 172.

Smallness of wages, 172.
Springfield, general statistics of, 172.
Training school for teachers, 172.
Free evening schools, 172.
Truant school, 172.
Reform school for children, 172.

Half-time school, 172.
Northampton, general statistics of

schools of, 173.
Increasing interest among teachers,

173.
Salem, general statistics of, 173.

School committee, 173.

Trnancy, 173.
Special school for factory children, 174.
Epigrammatic sentences, 174, 182.
Superintendents of cities and towns,

182.

Statistical details by counties, 183, 184.
Medical education in the United States,

384-396.
Condition of, at present, 385, 386.

Preliminary training, 385.
Professional instruction, 385, 386.
Graduation, 386.

Medical education-Continued.

Degrees, 386.

Post-graduate course, 386.
Contrasted with that in Europe, 387,

392.
Austria, 390, 391.
France, 390.
Great Britain, 391, 392.

Italy, 390.
Instrumentalities for-

Private instruction, 385.

Medical colleges, 385-390.
Of women, 392, 393.
Profession, the, 384, 385, 393, 396.
Duty of, toward medical education,

393-396.
Number of, 384.
Organization of, 384, 385.
Relation of, to the Government,

384.
Reputation of, 384.
Students, the, 385, 386, 395, 396.
Impatience of, under instruction,

395, 396.
Percentage of, college-bred, 385.
Perplexities of, 385, 386.

Preliminary acquirements of, 385.
Suggestions as to, 393, 396.

Preliminary training, 393, 394.
Lecture courses, 394.
Methods of teaching, 394, 395.
Clinical instruction, 395.
Drawing, 393.
Moot-courts, 395.

Suits for malpractice, 393, 395.
Thoroughness of, demanded by public,

396.
Michigan, 185-193.

Summary of school statistics, 185.
Abolition of the rate bill, 185.
Advantages of free school system, 185.
Graded schools, 185.
Teachers' institutes, 185.
University of Michigan, 185, 186.

Women admitted, 186.
State Normal School, 186.
State Agricultural College, 186, 187.
Kalamazoo College, 187.
Albion College, 187.
Olivet College, 187.
State Reform School, 187.
Exclusion from of lads under ten years,

187.
Detroit, general school statistics of,

187, 188.
Demand for school accommodations,

188.
Seats forfeited by absence, 188.

Colored children in schools, 188.
Grand Rapids, summary of statistics

of, 188.
Results for ten years, 188.

Interest in education, 188.
Names of county superintendents, 189.
State superintendent, 189.
Table of school statistics by counties,

190–193.
Minnesota, 194-199.

Statistical summary of, 194.
School fund, 194.

Minnesota-Continued.

Missouri --Continued.
Decrease of non-attendance, 194.

Evening schools, 206.
Educational agencies, 194.

Instruction in German, 206.
Teachers' institutes, 194.

School for colored children, 206.
State convention of county superin-

Normal school, 207.
tendents, 194.

High school, 207.
State teachers' institute.

Public school library, 207.
First State normal school, 195.

Educational power of the Press, 297.
Increase in number of male pupils, Necessity of education to State and
195.

county, 207, 208.
Occupations of parents of pupils, 195. Divinity of teacher's work, 208.
Second State normal school, 195, 196. Names of school officers, State and
Third State normal school, 196.

county superintendents, 208-210.
Disparity in number of sexes of pupils, Statistical details by counties, 210, 211.
196.

Negroes, exclusion of, 212.
University of Minnesota, statistics of, Non-attendance, causes of, 95.
196.

Montana, 323–325.
Institution open to all, 196.

Organization of Territory, monster
State Institution for Deaf and Dumb

proportions of, 323.
and Blind, 196.

Inadequacy of school system, 323.
State Reform School, 196.

Necessity felt for a permanent school
Other educational institutions, 196, fund, 323.
197.

Partisan legislation in school matters,
St. Paul, statistical summary of, 197.

324.
No truancy nor absenteeism, 197.

Addresses of State and County su
Graded schools, 197.

perintendents, 325.
Names of school officers, State and Statistical details by counties, 325.
county superintendents, 198.

Nebraska, 212.
School statistics by counties, 198, 199. Failure by the Bureau to procure in-
Mississippi, 200, 201.

formation, 212.
Provisions of constitution for educa- No reply received to communications,
tion, 200.

212.
School system, 200.

Superintendent of public instruction,
School districts, 200.

212.
State superintendent, 200.

Nevada, 212-214.
County superintendents, 200.

Average school term, and teachers'
School directors, 200, 201.

wages, 212.
University of Mississippi, 201.

School fúnd, 212.
Normal school, 201.

Board of public instruction, 212.
State superintendent, 201.

Exclusion of races, 212.
Missouri, 201-211.

Need for colored schools, 212.
Statistical summary of, 201, 202.

Summary of statistics, 212, 213.
Schools for colored children, 202.

Names of State and county superinten-
Prejudice against disappearing, 202.

dents, 213.
Normalschool for colored teachers, 202. Statistical details by counties, 214.
Development of the school system,202. New Hampshire, 215–220.
Character of the teachers, 202.

Summary of statistics for 1869 and
District directors, 202.

1870, 215.
Pay of county superintendents, 202. Remedy for non-attendance, 215.
Teachers' institutes, 202, 203.

Teachers' institutes, 215.
Aid received from the Press, 203.

Lectures, 215, 216.
Mismanagement of school fund, 203. Decrease of number of children, 216.
Schools and railways, 203.

Decrease in “different” teachers, 216.
State University, 203, 204.

Investment in brains, 216.
Lincoln Institute, 204.

Advantages of institute instruction,
Endowment of, by colored soldiers, 204.

216.
Missouri Institute for the Blind, 204. Decrease in money expended for
North Missouri Normal School, 205.

schools, 216.
Missouri Asylum for Deaf and Dumb, Increase in value of school-houses and
205.

lots, 216.
Other institutions not fostered by Higher institutions of learning, 216.
State, 204, 205.

Dartmouth College, 216, 217.
St. Louis, origin of public school sys-

Chandler scientific department of,
tem of, 205.

217.
Summary of statistics of, 205, 206.

College of Agriculture and Mechanic
Management of the schools, 206.

Arts, 217.
School revenues, sources derived Manchester, general school statistics
from, 206.

of, 217.
Attendance, improvement of, 206.

Training school, 217.
Graded schools, economy of, 206.

Improvement of teachers, 217.

New Hampshire-Continued.

Importance of music, 218.

Method of teaching grammar, 218.
State superintendent, 219.

Statistical details by counties, 219, 220.
New Jersey, 221–226.

Statistical summary, 221.
Sentiment in favor of free schools, 221.
Proportion of children in school, 221.
Legal length of school term, 221.
Attendance, 221
School-houses, 221.
Normal school, 221.
Rutgers Scientific School, 221, 222.
Jersey City, summary of statistics of

schools in, 222.
Attendance in, 222.
Evening schools in, punctual attend-

ance of girls, 222, 223.
Earnestness of adults in evening

schools, 223.
Saturday normal school, 223.
Newark, statistical summary of schools

in, 223.
Lack of uniformity in school statis-

tics, 223.
Colored school, 223.
Evening school for colored youths,

223, 224.
Saturday normal school, 224.

Success of pupils in teaching, 224.
Names of State and county superin-

tendents, 225, 226.
Statistical details by counties, 225,

226.
New Mexico, 326–328.

Organization of Territory, 326.
Distinct inhabitants of, 326.
Mestizos, gregarious habits of, 326.
Absence of schools, 326.
Deplorable illiteracy of the people,

326.
Extract from governor's message, 326.
Popular hostility to public schools,

327.
Degradation of the people, 327.

Pueblo Indians, 328.
New York, 227-247.

Outline of system of instruction, 227.
Partial summary of statistics, 227.
Law of 1853 respecting districts, 227.
Institutions of learning, not public,

encouraged, 227, 228.
Colleges, supervision of, 228.
Academies not free, 228.
Academic departments

departments in Union
schools, 228.
Object of the State in providing edu-

cation, 228.
Supervision, 228.
Improvement since abolition of rate

bill, 228.
General school statistics, 229-231.
Teachers' classes in academies, 231.
Normal schools, 231, 232.
Teachers' institutes, 232.
Table showing comparative summary

of, for ten years, 232.
District libraries, mismanagement of,

233.

New York-Continued.

Indian schools, 233.
Institution for Deaf Mutes, 233.
Institution for the Blind, 234.
New York City, statistical summary

of schools in, 231, 235.
Corporate schools, 235.
College of the City of New York.
Saturday normal school, 235.
Evening schools, attendance in, 235.
Need for separate evening schools for

adults, 235.
Evening school in the penitentiary,

235.
A few primary school statistics, 236.
Corporal punishment, abolition of,

236.
Appropriation for parochial schools,

236.
The Bible in schools, 236.
Brooklyn, summary of statistics of

schools in, 236, 237.
Comparison of statistics of past year

with former years, 237.
Text-books and oral instruction, 237.
Graded course of study, 237.

Progress of free schools, 237.
Syracuse, summary of statistics of,

238.
Absenteeism in, 238.

Discipline, 238.
Other cities, 238.
Names of State superintendent and

county commissioners, 239,241.
Statistical details of counties, towns,

and cities, 242-247.
Normal instruction for the mass of teach-

ers, the means of providing, 396-399.
Number of teachers in the United

States, 396.
Proportion of inexperienced teachers

in different States, 396.
Number of pupils attending normal

schools, 396.
Expense of providing normal training

for all teachers, 397.
Necessity for a graded system of nor-

mal schools, 397.
Objections to this plan considered,

398.
Teachers' institutes as a means of in-

struction, 398.
Opinion of superintendent of educa-

tion for Ontario, 398, 399.
Normal schools, report on a course of study

for, 399-405.
Plan proposed for the preparation of

teachers for primary schools, 39S.
Reasons for plan proposed, 399, 400-

402.
Common schools suffering for edu-

cated teachers, 400.
Opinion of Guizot of poor schoolmas.

ters, 400.
Failure of candidates for cadetship,

401.
Failure of candidates for normal

schools, 401.
Great problem to be solved by the

nation, 402.

Normal schools—Continued.

Ohio-Continued.
Standard suggested for admission to School accommodations, 257.
elementary normal school, 404.

Names of State and county superin-
Proposed course of study for, 404, 405. tendents, 258, 259.
North Carolina, 248–252.

School statistics by counties, 260–263.
Progress of education in the State, 248. School financial statistics by counties,
Number of children, white and colored, 264-267.
in State, 248.

Oregon, 268.
Charitable and religious associations, Educational sentiment in, 268.
248.

No State board of education, 268.
Education among the colored popula- Pennsylvania, 268–281.
tion, 248, 249.

Statistical summary of, 268.
Friends' school for freedmen, 249.

School system, 268.
American Missionary Association, 248, Supervision, 268.
249.

Salaries of county superintendents,
American Union Freedman's Commis-

269.
sion, 248, 249.

State superintendent, 269.
Episcopal parish schools, 249.

Directors, 269.
Presbyterian parochial schools, 249. City and borough superintendents,269.
Private schools, 250.

Teachers' graded certificates, 269.
Summary of schools organized by char- Professional certificates, 269.

itable and religious associations, 250. Studies, 270.
Colleges and collegiate institutes, male Text books, 270.
and female, 250.

Attendance, 270.
Education of deaf, dumb, and blind, Number of children in no school, 270.
251.

Irregular attendance, truancy, non-
Insane Asylum, 251.

attendance, 270.
Public school fund, 251.

School revenues, 270, 271.
School-houses, 251.

Higher education, 271.
Penal institutions, 251.

Teachers' institutes, 271.
Poor-houses, 251.

Normal schools, 271.
Penitentiary, 252.

Colleges, 271.
Peabody fund, 252.

Awakening of interest in education,
Wilmington free schools, 252.

271, 272.
Boston munificence, 252.

Philadelphia, summary of school sta-
Lady county examiner, 252.

tistics of, 272.
Ohio, 252-267.

Compensation of teachers, 272.
Śtatistical summary, 252, 253.

Public entertainments by grammar
Schools in rural districts, 253.

schools, 272.
Districts in which teachers “board Evening schools, 272, 273.
around," 253.

Compulsory education, 273.
Township system, 253.

City superintendent needed, 273.
Teachers' institutes, 253.

Pittsburg, summary of school statis-
Supervision, 253.

tics of, 273, 274.
Higher institutes of learning, 254.

Names of State and county superin-
Normal schools and academies, 254.

tendents, 274, 275.
Colleges and universities, 254.

School statistics by counties, 276-279.
Young ladies' seminaries, 254.

Statistical table of academies and sem-
Bible in schools, 254, 255.

inaries, 280, 281.
Cincinnati, summary of school statis- Rhode Island, 282–284.
tics of, 256.

Early history of, 282.
Cincinnati normal school, 255.

Summary of school statistics of, 282.
Special training for teachers, 255, Legal school term, 282.
256.

Teachers' institutes, 282.
Phonic method of reading, 256.

Providence, grammar schools of, 282.
Drawing, 256.

High school, proportion of pupils
Schools of design, 256.

who enter, 282.
Evening schools, 256.

Crowding of primary schools in, 282.
Normal schools, 256.

Ill-health among the children in, 282.
Columbus, summary of statistics of, Providence evening schools, 283.
256, 257.

Ages of pupils, and earnestness in
Schools for colored children, 257.

learning, 283.
Proportion of children in school at Example of perseverance by a young
various ages, 257.

girl, 283.
Estimated number receiving no in-

Evening school for ladies, the "Irre-
struction, 257.

pressibles,” 283.
Cleveland, statistical summary of Names of State superintendents, 283.
schools of, 257.

Names of city and town superintend
Proportion of children of various

ents, 283.
ages out of school, 257.

Statistical details by counties, 284.

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