The number of strictly modern fire-proof buildings in 1900 has been increased by fourteen. Add this product to the age of the lowest grade given in th& diagram at E, i. Louis is 13 years 8 months, which is about one year greater than it was four years ago, and fully two years greater than it was fourteen years ago. k \ \ N \ \ \ 52 vs u \ \ \ \ k N N k ^" \ h^ s \ 'e ^ M 92 '0.4 il.4 12,^ i3.i .40 14.8 15.' 1^5.8 IZ5 t S.? The Portable Building feature has been greatly ex- tended. It is doubtful if a fire started anywhere in such a school building and left to itself it would continue to burn. All janitors are appointed from an approved list, made up of applicants who have successfully met certain tests of capacity and practical ability.

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Refrain fivm automated querying Do not send automated queries of any sort to Google's system: If you are conducting research on machine translation, optical character recognition or other areas where access to a large amount of text is helpful, please contact us. The old notion, which was all too prevalent, that the children of working people need not go beyond the district school — often not beyond the fifth grade — is being laid aside for the better notion that the High School is the people's college, and that its doors are open to all.

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Copyright infringement liabili^ can be quite severe. When they reach the eighth grade their number has fallen to 28, and their age has increased to 14.8 years. The wave of improvement has not yet reached the senior year of the high schools, as the new schools have no senior class.