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Historical Foundations of U.S. Education

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Colonial%20period small square Colonial Period For a century the Christian world had struggled with the intolerant spirit of the Middle Ages. Much, indeed, had been accomplished, but the evolution was slow, and another century must elapse before one could stand in the broad daylight of religious liberty.
Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
Latin%20grammar%20school small square Latin Grammar School These schools were originally designed for only sons of certain social classes who were destined for leadership positions in church, state or courts. The study of Latin and Greek and their literatures was blended with the religious denominationalism coming from the heritage of the Protestant Reformation.

Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
Massachusetta%20act small square 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
Benjamin%20franklin small square 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
Noah%20webster's%20speller small square Noah Webster's Speller Noah webster had successful carrers as lawyer, writer, politican, and schoolmaster. He was born in connecticut.
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%20pierce's%20female%20academy small square 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
Declaration%20of%20independence small square Declaration of Independence When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from
Reverend%20w.h. small square Reverend W.H. McGuffey's Reader Reverend William Holmes McGuffey had the greastest impact on what children learned in the new school .
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
Man small square Horace Mann He was lawyer, Massachusetts senator, and the first secretary of a state board of education.Mann is known as the champion of the common school movement, which led to the free, public, locally controlly elementary scchools we know today.
Sass, E. (2011, November 12). American education history: a hypertext timeline. Retrieved from http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html image:google.com
The%20kindergarten small square 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%20school small square 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%20morrill's%20land grant%20act small square Justin Morrill's Land-Grant Act Justin Morrill's Land- Grants 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%20education%20for%20african%20american small square Higher Education for African 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%20act%20(1941) small square 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
Brown%20v.%20board%20of%20eduacation%20of%20topekia small square 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
Ndea small square 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
Act small square 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%20of%20all%20handicapped%20children%20act small square 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%20law%20101 476 small square Publlic Law 101-476,The Indiviuals with Disabilities EducationAct (IDEA) This act 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.cloudn image:google.com
Massachusetta%20act small square Massachusetts Education Reform Act This 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
W small square NCLB Waivers 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%20v.simmons%20 harris small square 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
American%20association%20on%20intellectual%20and%20developemntal%20disabilities%20(aaidd) small square 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
Aa small square 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
No%20child%20left%20behind small square 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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