The question of the curriculum and the time-table in secondary education has occupied the attention of the Classical Association, the British Association and the Education Department of Scotland.
There is a state system of primary education controlled by a superintendent-general of education and the education department which administers the parliamentary grants.
The education department is under a director of public instruction, and there are three circles - eastern, western and Upper Burma, each under an inspector of schools.
Fairlie, The Centralization of Administration in New York State (New York, 1898); Annual Reports of the State Board of Charities (Albany, 1867 sqq.); Annual Reports of the State Education Department (Albany, 1904 sqq.); and Sidney Sherwood, History of Higher Education in the State of New York (Washington, 1900), Circular of Information No.
Later, he was lecturer at Annecy and Casal-Montferrat, and became head of the education department under Mamiani in 1860.
A laudable attempt has been made to keep the education department free from the vagaries and the strife of party politics, and the advantages of political control have been as much felt as its drawbacks.