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COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
THE YEAR 1903.
THE UNITED STATES
BUREAU OF EDUCATION,
Created as a Department March 2, 1867.
Made an Office of the Interior Department July 1, 1869.
HENRY BARNARD, LL. D.,
John Eaton, Ph. D., LL. D.,
NATHANIEL H. R. Dawson, L. H. D.,
August 6, 1886, to September 3, 1889.
September 12, 1889, to date.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME 1.
THE COMMISSIONER'S INTRODI'CTIOX.
JUN -7 1905
CHAPTER III.-EDUCATION IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, 1903.
Information on education in Great Britain in previous Reports.....
Summary of current educational statistics, Great Britain and Ireland.
Brief conspectus of elementary education in England
Progress as shown by retrospective tables.
Present outlook; continued opposition to the law of 1902
Progressive aspects of the law
The education law for London
Criticism of the law, by Doctor Macnamara, James Bryce, and others
Retrospective tables ..
Secondary and technical education
Universities and university colleges in Great Britain and Ireland
Education in Ireland......
Legislation respecting the employment of children in Great Britain and Ireland
CHAPTER IV.-EDUCATION IN LONDON UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE LONDON
Magnitude of the work committed to the London school board
Constitution and work of the first school board for London...
Subjects of instruction......
Compulsory school attendance.
Chapter V.-AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES. By CHARLES F. THWING, LL. D.
The first colleges.....
English influence in studies and gifts
Ecclesiastical, private, and public foundations..
Enlargement of the higher education