Iowa Education of the Blind in Iowa

PROVISION FOR THE EDUCATION OF THE BLIND BY STATES

In the several preceding chapters we have considered the provisions which have in general been made for the education of blind children in the United States, including the organization of institutions, the arrangements for pupils sent to schools in other States, the plan of the day school, and the measures designed for higher education. In the present chapter we shall examine the provisions in the several States individually, determining to what extent and in what manner instruction has been undertaken in each.

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Iowa. A private school was opened at Keokuk in 1852, which the following year was taken over by the State and moved to Iowa City, being removed in 1862 to Vinton. The Iowa College for the Blind is controlled by the State board of education.

[The Blind; Their Condition and the Work Being Done For Them in the United States, 1919]
Submitted by Tina Easley


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