This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ..."Elementary geography," "The care of buildings and grounds," "Elocution," "The relation of the teacher to the moral training of the pupil." The day closed with an address entitled "Paul and Plato." The subjects read and discussed on the third day were: "Natural and physical science," "The essentials of arithmetic," "School discipline," "Higher mathematics," "Punctuality and regularity," "National education," German in our public schools," and "The teacher's work and aims." After listening to reports of committees and adopting resolutions, the association adjourned to meet in Topeka the following December. SUPERINTENDENTS' CONVENTION. The county superintendents assembled in convention at Topeka, December 27, 1882, State Superintendent H. C. Speer presiding. About 40 counties were represented. After appointing the committees the following topics wese discussed, one hour being given to each: "Formation and alteration of school district boundaries," "Discussion of official visits of county superintendents," "Graded courses of studyfor country schools," "Uniformity of text books." At the opening of the convention on the second day, the report of a committee on school legislation was considered. Resolutions were passed that the time of the annual meeting be changed to the third Wednesday in June, that a tax of 2 per cent, be levied for school district purposes, that the people should not determine at the annual meeting whether a man or woman teacher shall be employed, that school district officers forfeit office by neglecting to qualify, that teachers should have power to suspend unruly...
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