Timeline created by bria kobs
In History
  • Education

    The first public high school to be established in the United States. It originally only allowed boys to attend. It wasn't until 1952 that both boys and girls were able to attend.
  • The National Teachers Association

    The National Teachers Association
    The largest and oldest employee organization in the United States is the National teachers Association which was founded in 1857. It was founded by 43 educators from Philadelphia. It is now know as the National Education Association.This organization is a huge voice for what happens in public schools and the funding that goes towards it.
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The Civil Rights Act banned segregation in all public places, this includes public schools. This opens up education for all races and allows them to be in schools with good teachers and adequate acedemic environment.
  • American Federation of Teachers

    American Federation of Teachers
    This is one of the largest labor unions in the United States with 1.6 million members. These labor unions work to not only support the educational system but the teachers within them.
  • Head Start Program

    This program was created to for low-income families to give their children good education. These programs teach children not only educational knowledge but also help to meet their emotional and nutritional health.