Attendence Records from the School of Mutual Instruction

Title

Attendence Records from the School of Mutual Instruction

Subject

Boston Public School System

Description

The School of Mutual Instruction was an experimental school in Boston. It relied upon a system in which older or more advanced students instructed the younger or weaker students under the supervision of the schoolmaster. Tokens with an attached pecuniary value were distributed as rewards for successful students. The students could redeem the tokens for books and other prizes.

Creator

School for Mutual Instruction

Source

0401.001 C ommittee on Superintending the School for Mutual Instruction records 1821-
1823

Date

1823

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

Format

document

Language

English

Type

text

Files

mutualinstruction001.jpg

Citation

School for Mutual Instruction, “Attendence Records from the School of Mutual Instruction,” City of Boston Archives, accessed May 24, 2017, http://cityofbostonarchives.omeka.net/items/show/3.