|County||A Status Report from the Superintendent|
take pleasure in reporting to you the condition of the schools of
For number, kind, and conditions of your school houses see
statistical report sent to you some time since.
believe the year ending some months hence to have been the most
prosperous through which we have passed.
Whilst our success has not been what I would like to have seen,
nor what it should be, still we can certainly feel encouraged that the
advancement that has been made.
I believe it to be due to a union of those forces which go to
make up the successful school, viz., parents, trustees, teachers, and
county superintendent, who are working in better harmony in securing
better results than ever before in this county.
institute under such men as Elam, Willis, and Shipp had been the means
of inspiring your teachers with a higher conception of their work than
the assistance of an honest and competent board of examiners I have
succeeded in raising the standard of certificates in this county to the
extent that it no longer furnishes a refuge for those who are
I cannot but feel that our success along educational lines must
be limited until we receive at the hands of our General Assembly the
school legislation so long waited for and so badly needed.
|This Report is from||Legislative document number 5. The biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Kentucky, for the Two years beginning July 1, 1899 and ending June 30, 1901, H. V. McChesney, Superintendent of Public Instruction.|