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ARRANGEMENTS have been made for holding a Teachers' Institute in the town of Deerfield, in the county of Franklin, to commence on Monday, the 12th of April, at 10 o'clock A. M., and to continue until the afternoon of Saturday, of the same week.

The following regulations are to be observed.
1. All applicants must present themselves punctually at the time specified for the meeting.
2. The Institute is designed for those who are teachers in public schools in Massachusetts, or who have a reasonable prospect of becoming such within a year from the time when such Institute shall be held.
3. Each applicant must come provided with a Bible, pen, ink and paper, Dictionary, and a blank book for taking notes.

The expense of instruction, lectures, room, lights, &c., is defrayed by the commonwealth, and the supervision and government of the Institute are placed by the Board of Education in the hands of its Secretary.

School committees and all the friends of common schools, are respectfully and earnestly requested to render such aid as may seem to them proper and just, to facilitate the attendance of the members of the Institute.

Secretary of the Board of Education.
Boston, March 2, 1852. 4w49

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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The Teachers' Institute was to be held from the week of April 12, 1852 from Monday morning till Saturday noon in Deerfield, Massachusetts. This institute was funded by the state Board of Education and was open to all public school teachers. Interestingly enough, the participants were required to bring not only the items needed to take notes, but also a Bible and a Dictionary.


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"Teachers' Institute"

publisher   Franklin Democrat
date   Mar 15, 1852
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
height   3.75"
width   2.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Article
accession #   #L04.015

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