Education Historical Timeline

Timeline created by phernettonbr2017
In History
  • Introduction to Standardized Testing

    Introduction to Standardized Testing
    Dating back to World War I, standardized tests are a staple within the american education system to this day. Since the American Education System relies so heavily on these tests, one could say that their introduction is a critical point within our history.
  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    This court case played an integral role in further improving the American Education System. Prior to this, black children would not even be guaranteed a school to go to, let alone one with proper textbooks or other resources.
  • The Coleman Report

    The Coleman Report
    The Coleman Report was vital in the way that it shifted the focus from school facilities to student achievement as a measure of a school's quality. With this shift in dynamic, many students began to receive more attention, thus improving American Education.
  • Public Law 94-142

    Public Law 94-142
    This law finally set a principle to how the Education System would handle children with disabilities. Prior to this, these students would simply be sent home and be rejected by society. Now these youth have equal opportunity to a quality education.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    This is yet another act implemented to give all students equal opportunity. These all share importance in that they allow youth to stay educated on modern issues and knowing how to go about reading into different areas.