First Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to the Governor of Maryland, Volumes 1-2

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W.K. Boyle, 1866 - 86 pages

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Page 19 - Any State which may take and claim the benefit of the provisions of this act, shall provide, within five years, at least, not less than one college, as described in the fourth section of this act, or the grant to such State shall cease...
Page 105 - Knowledge does not comprise all which is contained in the larger term of education. The feelings are to be disciplined — the passions are to be restrained — true and worthy motives are to be inspired — a profound religious feeling is to be instilled, and pure morality inculcated, under all circumstances. All this is comprised in education.
Page 72 - For forms of government let fools contest— That which is best administered is best...
Page 20 - ... them, to give them knowledge enough to know how to provide for themselves. Grant them at least this much of the inheritance, that they may be able to take care of themselves and their families, and become valuable members -of the community. This we owe to the colored people. To educate them is our duty as well as our interest.
Page 20 - I860 there were more Maryland students in the Normal Schools of Pennsylvania and New Jersey than in our own Normal School. The case is altered now ; and I hope the time will never come when Maryland shall be compelled to send to other States for a supply of teachers, or to send her youth beyond her own limits for professional instruction, or (what is still more to be deprecated) to employ inexperienced and unskillful teachers.
Page 19 - December, 1867, he adds :— is an accomplished fact. Without the patronage of any sect, or the encouragement of any party, it has won its way to popular favor. No similar institution in the country has achieved a similar success as permanent as it has been rapid. It remains...
Page 31 - State board of education, created in 1909, the finance committee of the State board of education, the State superintendent of public instruction, and the State board of educational examiners.
Page 19 - ... drawing, and calisthenics. We have graduated fifty-six teachers, who are now teaching in the public schools of the State.
Page 20 - I think imposes upon* us a legal obligation to educate all children, without reference to caste, class or condition; and therefore in framing the bill which was presented to the General Assembly, I considered it my duty, as under the Constitution, to provide separate Schools for colored children, just as I would for any other class that I found in the State which could not mingle with the white children. Money is...
Page 20 - Maryland schools ; or whether they will make it necessary for young persons to go to other States for the requisite professional instruction. Normal School teaching the people will have : the only question is, Shall it be obtained within the State or outside of it ? In the Spring of 1866 there were more Maryland students in the Normal Schools of Pennsylvania and New Jersey than in our OWE Normal School.

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