• Examining and certificating teachers 

    Edwards, John Crockett (University of Missouri, 1906)
    One of the first laws in the United States on the subject of examining and certificating teachers was passed in Massachusetts in 1826. It stated that the School Committees should ascertain the qualifications of the teachers ...
  • The withdrawal of pupils from school 

    Major, John William McGarvey (University of Missouri, 1906)
    This subject has, perhaps, received more attention and less careful study than any other educational problem. The numerous compulsory school attendance laws, both in Europe and America, testify to the consideration this ...