Carlisle School Annual Reports, 1912


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42 mill work, doors, sashes, eto., have been ereoted in the shops by the student apprentices, In this way, thousands of dollars have been saved to the Government in making these needed im provements, and the finest kind of practioal experience has been afforded to the students ADMINISTRATIVE IMPROVEMENTS In line wi th the enumeration of the building improve ments, which have been made under the administration of the affairs of the sohool, which began April 1, 1908, it is thought well to outline herewith the improvements in administrative affairs including a statement of the new departments inaugurated, and improved methods put into practice THE BOYS' INDUSTRIES: The boys' industries have been re organized and developed until at present the vocational train ing afforded young men at Carlisle is ranked with the best offered anywhere in the country. From lack of method and definite in struction, the work in each of these departments has been system atized and organized by instituting regular courses of study and of work, including full courses of blue prints for the construg tive indas tries Regular instruction in the theory and practice of each trade is now given, and when the boys leave they are fitted for regular employment in competition with well trained mechanics Systematic instruction of a comprehensive nature is given at

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