PAYZANT, Joan M.
Title: Second to None : A History of Public Education in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. signed
Publisher:  Dartmouth Historical Association, Dartmouth, NS, 1991, ISBN:0969664613
Seller ID: 28025
PAYZANT, Joan M. Second to None : A History of Public Education in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Dartmouth : Dartmouth Historical Association, (1991). FirstEdition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-211,(3). Double column. Illustrated. 4to, card covers, pink spine. Joan Murray Payzant (b. February 4, 1925, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia - d. August 14, 2013, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. "This well-researched and fully indexed history is a lively, readable presentation. It is alsoa collector's book, lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia in a large format with a designer cover. Second to None was commissioned bythe Dartmouth District School Board to honour the 100th anniversary of the creation of School Boards iin Nova Scotia and Dartmouth." - rear cover. Co ntents: Introduction by Marilyn Worth. Chapters: 1. In the Beginning,1750-1828; 2. Education by Subscription,1828-1860; 3. The Free School Act,1850-1882; 4. Harris Stuart Congdon,1882-1889; 5. The Dartmouth Board of School Commissioners,1889-1892; 6. Modern Conveniences Come to Dartmouth,1892-1900; 7. Further Innovations, 1901-1910; 8. Severe Growing Pains,1909-1915; 9. A Total Upheaval,1915-1919; 10. Life Returns to Normal,1919-1925; 11. The OldOrder Passeth,1925-1929; 12. Relieving the Congestion,1930-1934; 13. Radio Brings Britain to Dartmouth,1935 - September 1939; 14. The War Years,1939 - September 1945; 15. The System Grows, September 1945-1955; 16. Final Daysof Schools in the Old Town, 1955-1960; 17. Amalgamation,1960 and 1961; 18. Policies, Programs, Problems, 1962 - August 1965; 19. Superintendent Carme n F. Moir, August 1965 - August 1968; 20. Superintendent Gerald McCarthy, August 1968 - April 1976;21. A New Administration Tackles Declining Enrolments, April 1976 - September 1982; 22. Policy and Budget Concerns, April 1976- September 1982; 23. Staff and Students, April 1976 - September 1982; 24. Financial and Practical Matters, September 1982 - December 1989; 25. The B oard's Policies, September 1982 - December 1989; 26. New Programs and "Frills" in the Eighties; 27. Continuing Education, French, and Science in the Eighties; 28. One Hundredth Anniversary of the School Board Appendices: A. Chronological Listing of Dartmouth Schools; B. Early Trustees: Appointed between 1814 and 1864; C. School Trustees Appointed after the Free School Act of 1864; D. School Committees Appointed after Incorporation of the Town; E.School Boards from 1889 to 1989; F. Alphabetical list of School Board memb ers; G. Head Administrators Since the Free School Act; H. Early Teachers inDartmouth. With bibliography and index. Very good. Signed by the author. 1 5.00