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Richmond County school commissioner's incoming correspondence

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of circulars, blank forms, reports, correspondence, and copies of legislation. Subjects found in the circular and blank forms include uniform examinations for teaching certificates; Cornell University scholarship examinations; admissions to normal schools; school funds apportionment; teachers' institutes; interpretation of school laws; and the National Education Association. The subjects of the reports, correspondence, and legislation include teacher certification; appeals to the Superintendent of Public Instruction; school funds apportionment; teacher’s institutes and funding for school libraries.
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0.5 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1887-1897
Series Number:
A2011

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This series consists of bound and unbound circulars and blank forms, and unbound reports, correspondence, and copies of legislation. The circulars and blank forms, most of which were sent by the Department of Public Instruction, relate to such subjects as uniform examinations for teaching certificates; Cornell University scholarship examinations; admissions to normal schools; apportionment of school funds; teachers' institutes; interpretation of school laws; and the National Education Association.

The subjects of the reports, correspondence, and legislation include, but are not limited to, teacher certification; appeals to the Superintendent of Public Instruction; apportionment of school funds; teachers institutes; and funding for school libraries.

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