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RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE FEDERATION OF MOTHER'S CLUBS AND PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS OF RICHMOND AND VIRGINIA JANUARY 20, 1914.
 
RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE FEDERATION OF MOTHER'S CLUBS AND PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS OF RICHMOND AND VIRGINIA JANUARY 20, 1914.
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Whereas, there has been presented to the Executive Board of The Federation of Mother's Clubs and Parent Teacher Associations of Richmond and Virginia, a circular which has been widely distributed through the State, the purport of which seems to be opposition to a Co-ordinate College for Women in affiliation with the University of Virginia; and
 
Whereas, there has been presented to the Executive Board of The Federation of Mother's Clubs and Parent Teacher Associations of Richmond and Virginia, a circular which has been widely distributed through the State, the purport of which seems to be opposition to a Co-ordinate College for Women in affiliation with the University of Virginia; and
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Whereas, resolutions have been adopted by the West Lynchburg School and Civic League in opposition to sch a college; and  
 
Whereas, resolutions have been adopted by the West Lynchburg School and Civic League in opposition to sch a college; and  
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Whereas, there appeared in the Times-Dispatch of January 10th a letter signed by Mrs. A.P. Montague, of Lynchburg, arguing against a Woman's Co-ordinate University at Charlottesville, and declaring that the public school mothers of the State are really also opposed to such and institution; and
 
Whereas, there appeared in the Times-Dispatch of January 10th a letter signed by Mrs. A.P. Montague, of Lynchburg, arguing against a Woman's Co-ordinate University at Charlottesville, and declaring that the public school mothers of the State are really also opposed to such and institution; and
Whereas, the Executive Board of the Federation of Mothers' Club
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Whereas, the Executive Board of the Federation of Mothers' Club and Parent Teacher Associations of Richmond and Virginia represents the ;largest organization of public school mothers in the State, the present enrollment of the schools represented being 20,082; and
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Whereas, eighty per cent. of the high school teachers are women, and are not only training the boys who go on to the University, but are also training nearly as many teachers who go direct to the elementary schools as all the Normal schools put together; and
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Whereas, if, therefore, the high school teachers have not the proper background of training and education such as the desired college would bestow, and are weak, such a condition reacts downward upon the whole system of elementary schools, and upward upon the higher institutions of learning, and ultimately upon the male citizenship of the State; Be it therefore
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RESOLVED BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE FEDERATION OF MOTHERS' CLUBS AND PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS OF RICHMOND AND VIRGINIA:
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First, That the argument in the undersigned circular sent out from Lynchburg, in so far as it proves that the funds placed at the disposal of the public schools are too small, receives our approva, and we respectfully ask the Legislature to increase taxes for school purposes.
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Second, That we endorse the reply made by our chief executive of officers to the circular and letter above mentioned and published in The Times-Dispatch of January 20th.
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Third, That we would further call attention to the fallacies of the circular by stating that the Normal schools receive on an average $120.00 per capita instead of $75.00, and that this sum should properly be credited to the State as said Normal schools are giving nothing which can justly be called college work, and are merely supplying teachers to the Elementary Schools.

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RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE FEDERATION OF MOTHER'S CLUBS AND PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS OF RICHMOND AND VIRGINIA JANUARY 20, 1914.

Whereas, there has been presented to the Executive Board of The Federation of Mother's Clubs and Parent Teacher Associations of Richmond and Virginia, a circular which has been widely distributed through the State, the purport of which seems to be opposition to a Co-ordinate College for Women in affiliation with the University of Virginia; and

Whereas, resolutions have been adopted by the West Lynchburg School and Civic League in opposition to sch a college; and

Whereas, there appeared in the Times-Dispatch of January 10th a letter signed by Mrs. A.P. Montague, of Lynchburg, arguing against a Woman's Co-ordinate University at Charlottesville, and declaring that the public school mothers of the State are really also opposed to such and institution; and

Whereas, the Executive Board of the Federation of Mothers' Club and Parent Teacher Associations of Richmond and Virginia represents the ;largest organization of public school mothers in the State, the present enrollment of the schools represented being 20,082; and

Whereas, eighty per cent. of the high school teachers are women, and are not only training the boys who go on to the University, but are also training nearly as many teachers who go direct to the elementary schools as all the Normal schools put together; and

Whereas, if, therefore, the high school teachers have not the proper background of training and education such as the desired college would bestow, and are weak, such a condition reacts downward upon the whole system of elementary schools, and upward upon the higher institutions of learning, and ultimately upon the male citizenship of the State; Be it therefore

RESOLVED BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE FEDERATION OF MOTHERS' CLUBS AND PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS OF RICHMOND AND VIRGINIA:

First, That the argument in the undersigned circular sent out from Lynchburg, in so far as it proves that the funds placed at the disposal of the public schools are too small, receives our approva, and we respectfully ask the Legislature to increase taxes for school purposes.

Second, That we endorse the reply made by our chief executive of officers to the circular and letter above mentioned and published in The Times-Dispatch of January 20th.

Third, That we would further call attention to the fallacies of the circular by stating that the Normal schools receive on an average $120.00 per capita instead of $75.00, and that this sum should properly be credited to the State as said Normal schools are giving nothing which can justly be called college work, and are merely supplying teachers to the Elementary Schools.