1800s Education in America

  • 1st private school for colored people opens

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    1800s Education in America

  • 1st school of law is established

  • 1st high school for girls opens in Boston

  • 1st school for the blind opens

    This school is named Perkin's School for the Blind,
  • 1st college for women

  • McGuffey Reader was published

  • MA requires children to attend school

    Massachusetts was the only state to enforce schooling before the Civil War.
  • 1st kindergarden opens

  • MA extends school year to 20 weeks

  • Francis Bellamy writes the Pledge of Allegiance

  • Boston schools institute health screenings