Education Historical Timeline

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In History
  • Modern Standardized Tests

    Modern Standardized Tests
    During World War I, the military needed to quickly organize their recruits by their intelligence level. Army psychologists developed intelligence tests to meet this need. These tests were quickly developed for use for all ages. These styles of tests are still used in our education and employment systems today.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    The supreme court decision that ruled "separate but equal schools" are "inherently unequal". This decision cemented the notion to Americans that education was becoming fair and universal to all our citizens.
  • Public Law 85-926

    Public Law 85-926
    The first set of laws that congress authorized that supports the training and specified education of Special Education Teachers. These laws set into motion more laws that allow special needs students to be included in lessons alongside their non-disabled peers publically while being given the same quality of education as said peers.
  • No Child Left Behind

    No Child Left Behind
    An act signed into law by President Bush that tied the allocation of funding to academic achievement, this allowed the government to hold states and school districts accountable for fixing the uneven achievements between the various populations of students in the state. The program intended for more focus to be put on assisting students in struggling schools or were struggling individually to ensure they're receiving the same knowledge as their peers.
  • Race to the Top

    Race to the Top
    President Obama created the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which directed federal money into education at historical numbers, focusing on improving the rate of effective teachers and principals and improving "bad" schools. The ARRA is where the Common Core Standards came to be, allowing each state to opt-in and instruct their students in public schools along federally created and funded standards.