American Education History

Timeline created by tippmacon13
  • Colonial Schools

    Colonial Schools
    "Colonial schools were created in Massachhusetts Bay, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. They was know as town schools that taught students basic reading and writing.so that they can learn scriptures. However, these schools was greatly influenced by the Puritains". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. images:www.google.com
  • Latin Grammar Schools

    Latin Grammar Schools
    "The Boston Latin Grammar School was founded in 1635 to provide a precollege education for the new country's future leaders. However the Latin Gammar Schools are similair to today's secondary schools". Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
  • Massachusetta Act of 1642

    Massachusetta Act of 1642
    "This Act let parents decide whether they wanted their children to be educated at home or at school. However, eventhough the Act did not madate an establishment of schools it did make it clear that education of childrenn was a direct concern of the local citzenry". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com
  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy

    Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy
    "Jefferson felt that in order for the society to remain free it must support the a continuous system of public education". Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
  • Benjamin Franklin's Acadamy

    Benjamin Franklin's Acadamy
    "This Academy replaced the Latin grammar school it was more democratically institution than the Latin school.And the curriculum was more broader and practical. This Academy focused more on English than Latin. Subjects that were taught in theAcademy were based on the perennialist and essentialist philosophical orientation".
    Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Oh image:google.com
  • Sarah Pierce's Female Academy

    Sarah Pierce's Female Academy
    "This Academy began in the dining room of Sarah's house starting with two female students and grew over theer period of time to 140 female. The mission of Sarah's academy suggested that the girls receive a essentialist education than perennialist". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com
  • Horace Mann

    Horace Mann
    "He was known as the champion of the common school movement, which led to the free, public, locally controlly elementary scchools we know today. He wanted to know that their interest would be well served by a sysytem of universal free schools". Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
  • The Kindergarten

    The Kindergarten
    "The Kindergarten was just a school of development and self-activity of children before they began formal school at the elementary level.The curriculum that was used in this kindergarten was used throughout the world". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com
  • Normal School

    Normal School
    "The first public normal school that was open in the U.S was in Lexington,Masschusetts. Its curriculum was based on general knowledge and courses of pedagogy, and pratice teaching. Electa Lincoln Walton became the first woman to administer a state normal school after begin the first to graduate from the normal school". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey a image:google.com
  • Justin Morrill's Land-Grant Act

    Justin Morrill's Land-Grant Act
    "Provided federal land for states either to sell or rent in order to raise funds for the establishment of colleges of agriculture and mechanical arts. during this Act each state was given 30,000 arecs for each representativeand sentor in its congressional delegation". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com
  • Higher Education for Afircan American

    Higher Education for Afircan American
    "This was when two education philosophier Booker T.Washington and W.B. Dubois had different views of how African Americans should be educated. Booker T. Washington believed that education begins at the bottom and expand naturally as the neccessities of the people expand.W.E.B.Dubois believed that African Americans Should accept inferior status and develope
    manual skills". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    T image:google.com
  • Lanham Act (1941)

    Lanham Act (1941)
    "This Act provided funding for the training of workers in war plants by U.S. Office of Education personnel,construct of schools in areas where military personnel and workers on federal projects resided, and the provision of child care for children of working parents". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com
  • G.I. Bill of Rights

    G.I. Bill of Rights
    "It provided millions of veterans with payments for tuition and room and board at colleges and universities and at special schools". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey image:google.com
  • Brown v. Board of Eduacation of Topekia

    Brown v. Board of Eduacation of Topekia
    "On May 17,1954 the U.S.Supreme Court rejected "separate but equal" , but a suite was file by the NAACP on behalf of the Kansas family, Chief Justice Earl Warren declared to segregate school children". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com image:google.com
  • National Defense Education Act of 1958

    National Defense Education Act of 1958
    "The U.S. Office of Education sponsored research and innovation in science, mathematics, modern foreign language, and guidance. After their work they came up with new math, new science programs intergration of antropology , economic , political science, and sociology into new social studies programs ; and renewd interest and innovations in foreign language instructions". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of image:google.com
  • Diana v. California State Board

    Diana v. California State Board
    "results in new laws requiring that children referred for possible special education placement be tested in their primary language".
    Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhist
    image:google.com
  • The Rehabilitation Act

    The Rehabilitation Act
    Becomes a law. Section 504 of this act guarantees civil rights for people with disabilities in the context of federally funded institutions and requires accommodations in schools including participation in programs and activities as well as access to buildings. Today, "504 Plans" are used to provide accommodations for students with disabilities who do not qualify for special education or an IEP. Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education histo image:google.com
  • Education of all Handicapped Children Act (PL94-142)

    Education of all Handicapped Children Act (PL94-142)
    "This Act extended greater educational Opportunities to children with disabilities". Parkay F.W. (2010).Historical Foundations of U.S. education. (Eight Edition), Becoming a
    Teacher (142-171). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio: Kelvin M. image:google.com
  • Publlic Law 101-476,the Indiviuals with Disabilities EducationAct (IDEA)

    Publlic Law 101-476,the Indiviuals with Disabilities EducationAct (IDEA)
    "It is designed to protect the rights of students with disabilities by ensuring that everyone receives a free appropriate public education (FAPE), regardless of ability. Furthermore, IDEA strives not only to grant equal access to students with disabilities, but also to provide additional special education services and procedural safeguards". Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet
    image:google.com
  • Massachusetts Education Reform Act

    Massachusetts Education Reform Act
    Requires a common curriculum and statewide tests (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System). As has often been the case, other states follow Massachusetts' lead and implement similar, high-stakes testing programs. Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com image:google.com
  • No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

    No Child Left Behind Act  (NCLB)
    This was signed by President G.W. Bush on January 2008.The law, which reauthorizes the ESEA of 1965 and replaces the Bilingual Education Act of 1968, mandates high-stakes student testing, holds schools accountable for student achievement levels, and provides penalties for schools that do not make adequate yearly progress toward meeting the goals of NCLB. image image:google.com
  • Zelman v.Simmons -Harris

    Zelman v.Simmons -Harris
    "The U.S. Supreme court rules that certain school voucher programs are constitutional and do not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment". Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
  • H-R 1350, the Individual with Disability Improvement Act (IDEA 2004)

    H-R 1350, the Individual with Disability Improvement Act (IDEA 2004)
    The 2004 reauthorization also requires school districts to use the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach as a means for the early identification of students at risk for specific learning disabilities. RTI provides a three-tiered model for screening, monitoring, and providing increasing degrees of intervention using “research-based instruction" with the overall goal of reducing the need for special education services .
    Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeli
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developemntal Disabilities (AAIDD)

    American Association on Intellectual and Developemntal Disabilities (AAIDD)
    "AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities".
    Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    "President Barack Obama announces on September 23 that the U.S. Department of Education is inviting each State educational agency to request flexibility regarding some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act". Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
    http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
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    Colonial Schools