Studies in Educational Administration: Town and District Systems of School Administration and Supervision in Connecticut
by William C. Prosser & Albert Clark Willson - 1910
In its earliest history, Connecticut was especially distinguished in public education. The first great concern of all the early settlements was to make whatever provision that seemed to be necessary for the religious life of the people and for the education of the young. While the original records of Hartford and of New Haven have disappeared, there is ample evidence that schools had been set up in those colonies prior to any law requiring them. And from those early days to the present, their growth and development in number, variety, and excellence has been one of the chief glories of the State.
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