Public-schools Sentence Examples
To the west of the town is the grammar school of Giggleswick, one of the principal public schools in the north of England, founded in 15.12.
The county supervision of public schools is vested in a county superintendent, who is elected for a term of four years.
A large number of private schools are maintained through Church influence in opposition to the public schools.
Educational establishments are numerous, and include Brighton College, which ranks high among English public schools.
Loretto School, one of the foremost public schools in Scotland, occupies the site of the chapel of Our Lady of Loretto, which was founded in 1534 by Thomas Duthie, a hermit from Mt Sinai.Advertisement
The grammar school now occupies modern buildings, and ranks among the lesser public schools of England, having scholarships at Pembroke College, Oxford.
In one of the testimonials which accompanied his application to the trustees of Rugby, the writer stated it as his conviction that "if Mr Arnold were elected, he would change the face of education all through the public schools of England."
Annaberg has technical schools for lace-making, commerce and agriculture, in addition to high grade public schools for boys and girls.
The grammar school was founded by Dr Roger Lupton, provost of Eton College, in 1528, but as it was connected with a chantry it was suppressed by Henry VIII., to be refounded in 1551 by Edward VI.; it now takes rank among the important public schools.
The public schools are supported by the income from a Federal grant of 2,000,000 acres of public land (given in lieu of the usual sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections) supplemented by state and local taxation.Advertisement
William Howard Taft attended the public schools of Cincinnati, graduated at the Woodward High School of that city in 1874, and in the autumn entered Yale College, where he took high rank as a student and was prominent in athletics and in the social life of the institution.
Cornelia P. Spencer, First Steps in North Carolina History (6th ed., Raleigh, 1893), is a brief elementary book written for use in the public schools.
The cost of the public schools for the five years from 1901-1902 to 1906-1907 was $27,883,937, of which $7,057,895.42 was for new buildings; the cost of the police department was $11,387,314.66 for the six years 1902-1907; and of the water department $4,941,343.37 for the six years 1902-1907; of charities and social work a much larger sum.
Most remarkable of all, the Roman Catholic churches, in this strong, hold of exiled Puritanism where Catholics were so long under the heavy ban of law, outnumber those of any single Protestant denomination; Irish Catholics dominate the politics of the city, and Protestants and Catholics have been aligned against each other on the question of the control of the public schools.
In 1852 Tallahassee established a public school; and in 1860 there were, according to a report of the United States census, 2032 pupils in the public schools of the state, and 4486 in " academies and other schools."Advertisement
Another civic improvement was the plan that a permanent committee of citizens should be engaged in the solving of the housing problem, and that the chamber of commerce, cooperating with the state, should employ a director in charge of the Americanization programme in which the public schools and corporations cooperate.
The average daily attendance in the public schools increased from 47,277 in 1906-1907 to 74,522 in 1908-1909.
He studied at Phillips Andover Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, and entered Yale, but left in his junior year (1857) to accept a position as a teacher of shorthand in the St Louis, Missouri, public schools.
Among the educational institutions are the German American school, Hasbrouck institute, St Aloysius academy (Roman Catholic) and St Peter's college (Roman Catholic); and there are good public schools.
From it dates also the constitutional recognition of the public schools.Advertisement
Schooling was very scant before the creation of the public schools in 1854.
The public schools were flourishing at the outbreak of the Civil War.
The money given by the state to the public schools is distributed among the parishes according to their school population, and the constitution of 1898 set a generous minimum to such aid.
In the last days of Spanish rule (1894), there were 904 public and 704 private schools, and not more than 60,000 pupils enrolled; in 1900 there were 3550 public schools with an enrolment of 172,273 and an average attendance of 123,362.
In 1909 there were 8 high schools and 90 grammar schools in the city; more than $2,500,000 is annually expended by Cleveland on its public schools.Advertisement
Fettes College, an imposing structure in a 16th-century semi-Gothic style, designed by David Bryce and called after its founder Sir William Fettes (1750-1836), is organized on the model of the great English public schools.
Venezuela, it is true, has a comprehensive public instruction law, and attendance at the public schools is both gratuitous and nominally compulsory.
This law has been in force since about 1870, but on the 30th of June 1908 there were only 1150 public schools in the republic with a total enrolment of 35,777 pupils.
St Peter's College or Westminster School (see Westminster) is unique among English public schools of the highest rank in maintaining its original situation in London.
Dulwich College originated in the foundation of the College of God's Gift by Edward Alleyn in 1626, and is now constituted as one of the principal English public schools.
It was then ascertained that there were 684 public schools with 14,133 pupils, and 1664 private schools with 8685 pupils.
His parents moved to San Francisco, Cal., where he studied in the public schools.
Those of an educational character include, in addition to the public schools and the Utica Free Academy, the New School (for girls) and the Utica Catholic Academy.
The total enrolment in the public schools in 1905 was 71,425 and the total expenditure for public school purposes was $1,987,751.
W., is one of the principal public schools in the north of England.
The son attended the public schools of New York until he was ten, and then became a clerk in his step-father's store, removing in 1836 with his mother and step-father to New Carlisle, Indiana.
The maintenance of a system of public schools is rendered compulsory by the state constitution, and a new compulsory school law came into effect in 1907.
In 1 9 051906 the percentage of average attendance in the public schools to the number of children (between 5 and 15 years) in the state was 80; in Barnstable county it was 95, and in Plymouth 92; and the lowest rate of any county was 68, that of Bristol.
The employment of children under fourteen years of age in any mercantile establishment, business office, hotel, restaurant or apartment house is also forbidden, except that in villages and in cities of the second or third class children upwards of twelve years of age may be so employed during the summer vacation of the public schools.
In a city of the first or second class every boy between fourteen and sixteen years of age who has an employment certificate, but has not completed the course of study prescribed for the elementary public schools or the equivalent, must attend an evening school not less than six hours each week for a period of not less than sixteen weeks each year, or a trade school not less than eight hours a week for sixteen weeks a year.
All primary and some secondary public schools are controlled by provincial education boards elected by school committees of the parents of pupils.
In 1908 the total expenditures for public schools were $3,152,006 ($1,633,594 being for teachers' salaries) and the total receipts were $3,853,695, of which $2,283,038 was from district taxes.
In the school year1907-190877% of all persons of school age were enrolled in the public schools.
The total enrolment in the public schools in 1908 was 131,582, with an average daily attendance of 90,419.
At the Head Masters' Conference of December 1907 a proposal to lower the standard of Greek in the entrance scholarship examinations of public schools was lost by 10 votes to 16, and the " British Association report " was adopted with reservations in 1908.
The youthful aristocracy were thus withdrawn from the old Latin schools of Germany, but the aristocratic schools vanished with the dawn of the 19th century, and the ordinary public schools were once more frequented by the young nobility.
This system of taxation and supervision is a great advance in the administration of public schools.
In the school year1907-1908the school population was 734,617, the actual enrolment in public schools was 441,377, the average attendance was 260,843; there were approximately 3392 male and.
There are a number of educational institutions, including a school of art; Forest School, founded in 1834 in connexion with King's College, now ranks as one of the well-known English public schools.
In 1824 he secured the passing of an act providing assistance for the public schools of each district.
In Pliny's time there existed in many towns public schools controlled by the municipal authorities, concerning which Pliny remarks that they were a source of considerable disturbance in the town at the times when it was necessary to appoint teachers.
In Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba and British Columbia the public schools are strictly undenominational.
Secondary education is provided for by high schools and collegiate institutes in all towns and cities, and by large residential institutions at various centres, conducted on the principle of the English public schools.
The county is under the school-board jurisdiction, but at Kirkwall and Stromness there are public schools giving secondary education.
An important step in its revival seemed to be made in the constitution of 1868, which forbade any private recompense for instruction in the public schools and appropriated one-fifth of the state's revenue to common schools.
The public schools of Rio de Janeiro are defective both in organization and administration; the non-attendance of children from the higher classes, and the antagonism of the Church to schools under purely secular administration, must be held responsible for the backwardness of these schools.
One of the most striking features of Winnipeg is seen in the elaborate system of public schools.
In 1908 there were 154 public schools with 18,564 pupils (27.06% of whom were Japanese, 20.89% Hawaiian, 1 3.54% part Hawaiian, 18.72% Portuguese and 10.63% Chinese) and 51 private schools with 4881 pupils.
The teaching of sewing in the public schools has met with great success, and a simple form of the Swedish sloid was introduced into many of the schools in 1894.
Lace work was introduced into the public schools in 1903.
In 1849 his family removed to Albany, New York, where he attended the public schools and the Albany Academy.
During the colonial period there were many sectarian and neighbourhood subscription schools in which the poor could receive a free education, but public schools in the modern American sense were unknown.
An agitation begun soon after the War of Independence resulted in the creation of a school fund in 1831 and the final establishment of the present system of public schools in 1834.
In 1890 there were 3000 public schools with 450,000 scholars and 1300 private schools with 195,000 scholars.
He was taken to the United States by his parents when two years old, and was educated in the public schools of New York v11..
He was educated in the public schools and in the University Academy, Philadelphia.
The primary or public schools are free and undenominational.
In and around Toronto are numerous boarding schools and colleges, of which those for boys are on the model of the great public schools of England.
Secondary public schools are provided in towns, in which moderate school fees are paid.
The leading public schools on the English model are Trinity College, Glenalmond, Perthshire; Loretto School, Musselburgh, and Fettes College, Merchiston Castle and the Academy inEdinburgh.
As early as 1730-1740, the great English public schools and universities began to attract the Scottish youths of the wealthier classes, and now good Scots is seldom heard in conversation and is not always written in popular Scottish novels.
In 1855 a second school law providing for a state school tax was enacted, and this is the foundation of the existing public school system; the constitution of 1870 also requires the legislature to provide a thorough and efficient system of public schools.
The attendance in some school of all children from 7 to 16 years of age is compulsory, and of the population of school age (1,500,066) 988,078 were enrolled in public schools.
In 1852 he removed with his father to Cleveland, where the latter established himself in the wholesale grocery business, and the son received his education in the public schools of that city, and at the Western Reserve University.
In 1905-1906 the Peabody Board gave $2000 to aid rural schools, and in general it has done much for the improvement of country public schools throughout the state.
The value of school property in 1900 was $19,135,722, and the expenditure for the public schools $6,195,000; in 1906 the value of school property was $29,013,150, and the expenditure for public schools $10,815,857.
The Lowell textile school, opened in 1897, offers courses in cotton manufacturing, wool manufacturing, designing, chemistry and dyeing, and textile engineering; evening drawing schools and manual training in the public schools have contributed to the high degree of technical perfection in the factories.
No child under fourteen years of age may be employed in any work whatever before six o'clock in the morning, after seven o'clock in the evening, or during the hours when the public schools are in session.
From 1833 to 1839 he was secretary of state and superintendent of schools in New York, and in this capacity made valuable reports concerning the public schools of the state, and a report (1836) which led to the publication of the Natural History of the State of New York (1842-1866).
N.E., the grammar school founded in 1599 now ranks as one of the minor English public schools.
In expenditure for the public schools per capita of total population from 1890 to 1903 Colorado was one of a small group of leading states.
Gradually too stipends for most Scottish parishes were assigned to the ministers out of the yearly teinds; and the Church received - what it retained even down to recent times - the administration both of the public schools and of the Poor Law of Scotland.
Education in Chile is very largely under the control of the national government, the minister of justice and public instruction being charged with the direction of all public schools from the university down to the smallest and most remote primary school.
In addition to the public schools there are a Roman Catholic university at Santiago, which includes law and civil engineering among its regular courses of study; numerous private schools and seminaries of the secondary grade, with a total of 11,184 students of both sexes in 1903; and 506 private primary schools, with an attendance of 29,684.
The public schools in1905-1906had an enrolment of 62,726, or 81.5% of the population between 5 and 21 years of age.
In 1901 the Academy of Idaho, another state institution with industrial and technical courses and a preparatory department, was established at Pocatello,Bannock county, to be a connecting link between the public schools and the university.
The total number of teachers in the public schools in 1908 was 10,279; the total school enrollment was 402,866, with an average daily attendance of 289,167; and the average length of the school term was nine months and two days.
St Paul's school is one of the principal public schools in England.
Upper Canada College, founded in 1829, in many respects resembles one of the English public schools.
Hackley (1837-1905), a rich lumberman, the city has an endowment fund to the public schools of about $2,000,000; a manual training school, which has an endowment of $600,000, and is one of the few endowed public schools in the United States; a public library, with an endowment of $275,000; a public hospital with a $600,000 endowment; and a poor fund endowment of $300,000.
In 1909 there were 685 public schools in the state; the total number of pupils of school age (six to eighteen years) was 102,050, the number enrolled in the public schools was 84,804, and the average daily attendance was 66,774; the total number of teachers was 2255 (1645 women), and the average monthly salary of men teachers was 888.13 and of women $57.44; and the total expenditure for public education was $2,762,581 for the year, being more than twice as much as was expended by the state ten years before.
After having beedsuccessively Repetent in Gottingen and teacher in the public schools of Dortmund (Westphalia) and Altdorf (Bavaria), he was, in 1785, appointed second professor of theology in the university of Altdorf, whence he was translated to a chair in Jena in 1804, where he succeeded Griesbach in 1812.
St Peter's College, commonly called Westminster School, is one of the most ancient and eminent public schools in England, and the only school of such standing still occupying its original site in London.
An amendment which was adopted (177,615 for; 147,290 against) in November 1908, and came in effect on the 4th of December 1908, provides for initiative and referendum applying to statutory law and to constitutional amendments, but emergency measures, and appropriations for the state government, for state institutions, and for public schools are exempt from referendum.
Education.-The expenditure upon public schools is much greater in Missouri than in any other of the old slave states.
The total number of teachers in the public schools in 1908 was 4 2 43; the total school enrollment, 107,493; the average daily attendance 94,333.
In addition to U.S. government buildings (marine hospital and barracks, agricultural experiment station, wireless telegraph station and magnetic observatory), there are two public schools (one for whites and one for Thlinkets), the Sheldon Jackson (ethnological) Museum, which is connected with the Presbyterian Industrial Training School, a parochial school of the Orthodox Greek (Russian) Church, a Russian-Greek Church, built in 1816, and St Peter's-by-the-Sea, a Protestant Episcopal mission, built in 1899.
Its memories perhaps encouraged the bias against public schools which afterwards disturbed his philosophic calm in his Thoughts on Education.
There are public schools for Europeans and half-castes in the towns, but there is no provision for the education of the children of settlers in the out-districts.
The public schools are excellent; in them in 1898 was introduced by Superintendent John Kennedy the method of individual instruction now known as the "Batavia scheme," under which in rooms of more than fifty pupils there is, besides the class teacher, an "individual" teacher who helps backward children in their studies.
It has been yearly observed by the public schools of the state, and no state has done more than Nebraska for the forestation of its waste and prairie lands.
Education.-The public schools have been endowed by the United States, beginning in 1854, and by the state; in 1909 the permanent school funds derived from the sale of educational lands amounted to $ 8, 45 0, 557, invested in state securities, county, school district and municipal bonds.
Ravi is a keen sportsman who enjoys athletics and playing badminton and tennis and he still holds a public schools record for the 200m.
I blame the public schools who bred these ego maniacs.
Many sought shelter at churches or public schools after their homes were destroyed by mudslides, officials said.
His administration was disturbed by the anti-rent agitation and by the M c Leod incident growing out of the Canadian rebellion of 1837.1 During this period he attracted much attention by his liberal and humane policy, promoting prison reform, and proposing to admit Roman Catholic and foreign teachers into the public schools of the state.
Public instruction in Italy is regulated by the state, which maintains public schools of every grade, and requires that other public schools shall conform to the rules of the state schools.
Subsequently, on 9 December 2003, the government of Bavaria unveiled a draft law prohibiting the wearing of the hijab in public schools.
In my opinion, public schools are fairly equitable, while private schools have a wide range of test scores.
Local art schools and art teachers at the local public schools are good sources for artists to paint murals.
The other purpose is to allow the California Department of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum taught in the public schools as well as the quality of the teachers within those schools.
The goal of the Accountability Progress Reporting is to assess the academic achievement in all of the public schools in California.
Educators are not always in favor of school rankings because they believe it only goes to show how public schools are below average in educating students.
Newton South ranked as one of the top schools in Boston Magazine and 741st in Newsweek's picks for top 1200 public schools in 2007.
The Supreme Court never ruled that prayer should be completely banned from graduations in public schools.
Some public schools require children to wear khaki shorts and outlaw denim, while others have no issue with jean shorts.
Many more public schools are opting for uniforms, and the majority of private schools already require them.
Some wear them as school uniforms, as many public schools have opted for a structured dress code, while others own a pair or two for church functions or other slightly dressy occasions.
With the increasing number of public schools requiring children to wear uniforms, parents may find khaki pants as a popular option for both genders.
This cost is often less due to many factors, including the city, state and national government funding support public schools receive.
Saint Paul Public Schools has a large number of safety materials on the subject of school bus safety.
Usually, local alternatives to public schools do not require tuition, while private schools do require parents to pay tuition for student attendance.
Charter schools are independent, publicly funded schools run by teachers, parents, or foundations that are often formed to meet local community needs as an alternative to public schools.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer specialized programs designed to attract students wishing to enhance particular skills.
Usually, at-risk alternative programs are offered at a special location within the public school district or at a location that is accessible to and serves multiple public schools (e.g., a county-wide program).
The public schools are already fraught with problems, and providing a downward extension to three- and four-year-olds is ill conceived.
As of 2004 American public schools include about 11 million children of immigrants.
By law, public schools must evaluate children at no cost and provide special education services to eligible children with disabilities.
This organization sees the safety of children and the economics of public schools as potential home school problems.
The NEA is also concerned that home schooling will eventually lead to a diversion of funding from the public schools.
In 2001 child-care facilities and public schools began phasing in a varicella vaccination requirement for enrollment.
Most public schools do not have the staff and resources to handle children with emotional disturbances, in addition to other children with disabilities.
Under federal law governing special education, every child in public schools who is determined through assessment to have special mental disability needs has an IEP.
In fact, various forms of dance are now being supplemented to the typical competitive sports fitness program found in many public schools.
Among the many reasons that home schooled children tend to do better in academics than those enrolled in public schools is flexibility.
Besides travel time, public schools also uses time for things like taking attendance, breaks between classes, and dealing with unforeseen disruptions.
While students who go to public schools may be limited to what is taught in the classroom, a homeschooled child has a variety of resources that can help him understand history with unique perspectives.
Until public schools can offer the same quality learning environment, parents will continue leaving the public school system in to provide their children with a higher quality of education.
This is beneficial to homeschooling parents that prefer a curriculum similar to that taught in public schools.
Some public schools print their spelling lists in the local newspaper each month, which can help homeschooling parents keep in step with local institutions work levels.
The federal IDEA program offers assistance through the public schools to families who are homeschooling children with special needs.
Homes with access to the best public schools often demand a premium price, because people want to be sure their children have access to high quality educational opportunities.
Chicago public schools are always accepting donations.
Special Education - Public schools are required to accommodate children with a variety of special needs, including physical disability, learning disability, developmental disability, and emotional disturbance.
Private schools have considerably more latitude than do public schools in accepting and retaining students.
Some scholarships are available, but education is not free as it is with public schools.
English as a Second Language (ESL) programs are common in American public schools.
They disagree with many of the morals and values taught in the public schools and want to have more control over their children's religious upbringing.
Private schools are often more strict in their policies than public schools and may endorse required religion classes and a strict dress code.
Although not the norm yet throughout the United States, a growing number of public schools are implementing dress codes similar to uniforms for this same reason.
While private schools often do adopt a uniform of one type or another, more and more public schools are weighing in on the issue as well.
Private schools have traditionally required uniforms for quite some time, but the issue of students in public schools being asked to wear uniforms continues to create strong feelings for people on both sides of the discussion.
In fact, it wasn't until the late 1960's that many public schools did away with the dress code.
More and more, public schools are requiring that students wear uniforms instead of being allowed to dress as they please.
Children in poverty can receive free or reduced price breakfast and lunch at their local public schools.
Unfortunately, many public schools simply don't have the resources to provide students with all of the items they need for a positive educational experience.