"We have just come across about the reddest piece of red-tape we have met with for some time, and which deserves mentioning as quite a curiosity in its way. Some time ago special facilities were very properly offered to persons engaged in scholastic pursuits, and who arc therefoi'C unable to keep term or attend lectures at College) to undergo examination for degrees, and among those who availed themselves of these facilities was the deservedly popular head-mistress of the Ashburton Girls' High School, Miss Saunders. That lady, wo arc pleased to learn, lias passed B.A. with credit, but in the official letter announcing her success siio' is informed that, as $ho has not attended lectures at Canterbury College, her, name cannot appear in the published oiuciul list of passes. This, it seems fco us, is a ridiculous provision, and -the sooner the authorities abrogate it and act in a common-sense way the better. The reservation is not only a silly one, but it is altogether unfair to those teachers who, like. Miss Saunders, havQ earned academical honors, and who ha,ve q, rjght to the fact being made known,
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RED TAPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890
RED TAPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890
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