Proceedings, Volume 9

University of Pennsylvania Press, 1922
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Página 41 - THERE is NO WEALTH BUT LIFE. Life, including all its powers of love, of joy, and of admiration. That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings; that man is richest who, having perfected the functions of his own life to the utmost, has also the widest helpful influence, both personal, and by means of his possessions, over the lives of others.
Página 109 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws...
Página 344 - Vocational guidance should be a continuous process designed to help the individual to choose, to plan his preparation for, to enter upon, and to make progress in an occupation.
Página 111 - The general assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public schools, wherein all the children of this Commonwealth above the age of six years may be educated, and shall appropriate at least one million of dollars each year for that purpose.
Página 135 - A neighborhood is simply a group of families living conveniently near together. The neighborhood can do a great many things, but it is not a community. A true community is a social group that is more or less self-sufficing. It is big enough to have its own centers of interest — its trading center, its social center, its own church, its own schoolhouse, its own grange, its own library, and to possess such other institutions as the people of the community need.
Página 18 - BE NOBLE ! and the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping, but never dead, Will rise in majesty to meet thine own...
Página 135 - A rural community consists of the people in a local area tributary to the center of their common interests.
Página 138 - No greater mistake could be made than to organize the public school system so as to foster a further development of these conditions. On the contrary, the school system should be so planned as to contribute in the largest possible measure to the breaking down of class distinctions and to stimulating the growth of a larger social consciousness. The most effective means to this end, as far as urban and rural people are concerned, would be the development of high schools at the existing economic and...
Página 132 - The local units for the support of schools should contain, in so far as practicable, enough property taxable for school purposes to raise that portion of the expenses of the school which it is believed should be borne by the local districts without an undue burden upon the owners of property. 3. Some portion of the support of local schools should come from the state government,, the amount being dependent upon certain factors, exact standards for which have not been scientifically determined, but...
Página 110 - Pennsylvania, which constitutional provision provides that 'the general assembly shall not pass any local or special law . . . regulating the affairs of counties, cities, townships, wards, boroughs, or school districts...

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