Report of the Minister of Public Instruction Upon the Condition of Public Schools Established and Maintained Under the Public Instruction Act of 1880

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Page 2 - were cautioned, while in the remaining cases satisfactory explanations were furnished, or the circumstances were not such as to render any action necessary. In a large number of instances pupils had obtained certificates by examination, and were thus legally exempt. For the second half-year the number between the compulsory ages who did not attend 70 days was
Page 12 - and such other persons training for the position of teacher under the Department of Public Instruction as the Minister may approve, to attend, for the purpose of graduating in arts or science, the University lectures for the period required for such graduation, without the payment of any fees, provided
Page 4 - Reading— Alphabet Monosyllables Easy Narrative Ordinary Prose Totals "Writing— On Slates ... In Copy-books and on Paper Totals Dictation Arithmetic— Simple Rules Compound Rules Higher Rules Totals Grammar— Elementary... Advanced ... Totals Geography— Elementary Advanced ... Totals
Page 18 - 109 passed the ordinary Matriculation Examination, 100 the Junior Public Examination, 24 the Law Matriculation Examination, 45 the Senior Public Examination, and 16 the Entrance Examination for Law, Medicine, and Science. The number actually admitted to Matriculation was 133. Cost per child,
Page 78 - for the purpose of giving instruction to students in the principles of the arts they practice, and in the various branches of
Page 18 - The average cost to the State of a child's education, calculated (a) upon the net school expenditure, and (b) upon the expenditure, exclusive of the cost of school premises, is shown in the succeeding tables

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