Annual Report of the Department of Education to the General Assembly of the State of Georgia

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Page 12 - ... and procure surveys of any and all communities, districts or vicinities of the State looking to the obtaining of a more detailed, definite and particular knowledge as to the true conditions of the State with regard to its adult illiteracy, and report regularly the results of its labors to the General Assembly; and to interest persons and institutions in the dispensation of any and all funds and endowments of whatsoever kind which will or may aid in the elimination of the adult illiteracy of the...
Page 78 - Heaven is not reached at a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round.
Page 11 - That it shall be the duty of the commission and it shall have the power to make research, collect data, and procure the services of any and all communities of the State looking to the obtaining of a more detailed and definite knowledge as to the true conditions of the State in regard to its adult illiteracy...
Page 10 - Said commissioners, after their appointment and qualification, shall adopt a se'al and organise by electing from their membership a president, secretary and treasurer to serve for a period of two years, or until their successors are elected and qualified, but the same person may be elected to serve both as secretary and treasurer of the commission, but said secretary and treasurer, whether or not the office be united in one person, shall execute a bond to the Commonwealth of Kentucky for the faithful...
Page 10 - School of County," and by that name may sue and be sued, contract and be contracted with, purchase, hold and sell real estate and personal property, receive donations by gift or otherwise, and exercise such other rights and privileges...
Page 176 - It believes that women have interests and spheres of usefulness peculiarly their own. It believes that there are fields of work for women which call for new courses of study. It believes that the education of young women should be vitally concerned first about matters of health and character and personality. It believes that all the Sciences and Arts should be made to contribute to an improvement of the home, the school, the farm, the child, and of society in general. Following these new ideals in...
Page 10 - The Alabama Illiteracy Commission," and to provide for the duties and powers thereof. Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama: 1. That there is hereby created a commission to be known as "The Alabama Illiteracy Commission...
Page 11 - ... the services of any and all communities of the State looking to the obtaining of a more detailed and definite knowledge as to the true conditions of the State in regard to its adult illiteracy, and report regularly the results of its labors to the Governor, and to perform any other act which in its discretion will contribute to the elimination of the State's adult illiteracy by -means of the education and enlightenment of illiterate persons in the State of Alabama...
Page 10 - Commission," which shall be composed of five persons, both men and women, including the State Superintendent of Education, who shall be ex-officio member thereof. The commissioners shall be appointed by the Governor and shall be selected for their fitness, ability and experience in matters of education, and their acquaintance with the conditions of illiteracy in the State of Alabama and its various communities.
Page 176 - The Georgia Normal and Industrial College is distinctly a woman's college. It does not seek to imitate the educational practices that have prevailed in colleges for men. It does not seek to conform to tradition. In its fixed requirements, the college has deliberately broken away from what it considers many of the false fashions of the past. It believes that women have interests and spheres of usefulness peculiarly their own.

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