Annual Report of the Board of Education

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The Board, 1907

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Page 42 - Beauty will not come at the call of a legislature, nor will it repeat in England or America, its history in Greece. It will come, as always, unannounced, and spring up between the feet of brave and earnest men.
Page 42 - It is in vain that we look for genius to reiterate its miracles in the old arts; it is its instinct to find beauty and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and road-side, in the shop and mill.
Page 49 - ... teacher and parent, that they agree to the conditions of the course and that they will conform thereto. 3. The applicant must understand that taking this course will not excuse him from the regular course In vocal music offered in the public schools. 4. The minimum number of hours of practice shall be one hour per day, six days in the week. It is understood that the lesson time will count toward satisfying this requirement. 5. At the conclusion of a given term or year each applicant for credit...
Page 42 - Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the jointstock company ; our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric jar, the prism, and the chemist's retort ; in which we seek now only an economical use.
Page 54 - He shall visit all the schools as often as his duties will permit, and shall pay particular attention to the classification of the pupils in the several schools, and to the apportionment among the classes of the prescribed studies. In passing daily from school to school, he shall endeavor to transfer improvements and to remedy defects.
Page 83 - Regular boards of examiners will consist of three members, one of whom shall act as secretary, and two of whom may conduct an examination in the necessary absence of the third. The secretary shall keep a complete record of the proceedings of the board and of all the examinations held by it in such form as the commission may prescribe.
Page 66 - When a member is about to speak in debate, he shall rise from his seat and address the Chair; and when two or more members rise at the same time, the Chairman shall name the member who shall speak first.
Page 49 - ... the lower high-school department of the Berkeley public schools. 2. The applicant must present, during the first two weeks of a given term. an application for permission to enroll among those who are to work for the credit. This application must be accompanied by a written statement, signed by both the applicant's teacher and parent, that they agree to the conditions of the course and that they will conform thereto. 3. The applicant must understand that taking this course will not excuse him...
Page 48 - THE COURSE IN APPLIED Music.1 The School Department of Berkeley will grant credit for work In music done outside of Its schools In accordance with the following resolution of the board of education : For special Instruction In voice culture, piano, violin, drawing, and painting, one-half of a high-school credit may be given In each of the seventh and eighth grades; one high-school credit In the ninth grade, provided that application for such credit be made during the first two weeks of a term, and...
Page 75 - Section not over the age of sixty-five years, and who shall hold office for one year or until his successor is appointed.

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