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Report of the commissioner appointed by the legislature in 1899 to investigate and report upon the methods of proceedure in this and other states and countries in giving instruction in manual training and in the theory and art of agriculture in the public schools

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Harvey, Lorenzo Dow, 1848-1922
Report of the commissioner appointed by the legislature in 1899 to investigate and report upon the methods of proceedure in this and other states and countries in giving instruction in manual training and in the theory and art of agriculture in the public schools
Madison, Wisconsin: Democrat Printing Company, State Printer, 1901
83 p. ; 26 cm.

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Contents

[Half-title] Report of the commissioner appointed by the legislature in 1899

[Title page] Report of the commissioner appointed by the legislature in 1899, pp. [1] ff.

Letter of transmittal, pp. [3]-[4]

Report on instruction in agriculture in the public schools, pp. [5]-10

Development of agricultural instruction in other countries, pp. 10-40

Report on manual training, pp. 41-48

Development of manual training in the schools of foreign countries, pp. 48-55

Outlines of courses of study in manual training and domestic economy, pp. 56-83 ff.

Proposed constitutional amendment relating to the office of state superintendent

Importance of the office of state superintendent

Work of the office professional and executive, not political

Office should be upon the same plane as the judiciary

The state superintendent should be required by law to have educational qualifications

The legislature should have power to fix powers, duties, and compensations of this officer, as in the case of all other administrative officers

Should enter upon his duties at opening of school year

Term of office and mode of selecting other officers of public instruction should be controlled by the legislature as in the case of other officers

Examinations for teachers' state cerificates and for the county superintendent's cerficate

The state superintendent should be required by law to have educational qualifications

The legislature should have power to fix powers, duties, and compensations of this officer, as in the case of all other administrative officers

Should enter upon his duties at opening of school year

Term of office and mode of selecting other officers of public instruction should be controlled by the legislature as in the case of other officers

Examinations for teachers' state certificates and for the county superintendent's cerficate

General program


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