Paris Universal Exposition Mdccclxxviii.; The Catalogue Of The United States Collective Exhibition…

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byJohn Dudley Philbrick

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... Truly, America has a great future before her; great in toil, in care, and in responsibility; great in true glory if she be guided in wisdom and righteousness; great in shame if she fail. I cannot understand why other nations should envy her, or be blind to the fact that it is for the highest interests of mankind that she should succeed; but the one condition of success, her sole safeguard, is the moral worth and intellectual clearness of the individual citizen. Education cannot give these, but it may cherish them and bring them to the front in whichever station in society they are to be found, and the universities ought to be, and may be, the fortresses of the higher life of the Nation.--Huxley. I THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF EDUCATION AT WASHINGTON John Eaton, Commissioner jHIS Bureau was created by the Act of Congress of March 2, 1867. In determining its functions, that Act says it shall be established "for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education." The Bureau is not an administrative agency. It is invested with no authoritative direction of the school systems of the States. Its operations are limited to the collection and diffusion of information, but the field of research for obtaining the needed information is not restricted. Hence the publications of the Bureau comprise, in addition to the reports on the condition of education at home, a large amount of useful information as to ...

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... Truly, America has a great future before her; great in toil, in care, and in responsibility; great in true glory if she be gui...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217739164

ISBN - 13:9780217739160

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