Education: Figures

The U. S. Commissioner of Education (John James Tigert) asked questions of his statisticians and made a statement about that sphere of U. S. life upon which he was appointed to keep an eye. Figures (for 1926) :

Pupils enrolled (of every variety) 27,389,170 Teachers (all kinds) 1,000,000 Amount spent last year $2,386,889,132 Value of plants $6,462,531,367 No. of school buildings 263,280 One-room schools (included above) 157,034 Public high schools (included above) 22,500 Teachers' colleges 89 State normal* schools 114 Private normal schools 67 City normal schools 29 Colleges and universities under...

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