Gess, TED 200, Historical Timeline

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  • Standardized Tests

    Standardized Tests
    Standardized tests are a cost effective and efficient way of testing large groups of people and through the years, these tests were made for children of all age groups. Schools use these tests to make sure they are doing all they can to provide an equal and meaningful education to all of its students.
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt used his power to fund jobs, some of which helped education by supplying money to hire teachers and build bigger schools. This was an important stepping stone to the future of education. Small improvements helped students become literate and earn degrees and helped schools become for everyone by making them bigger and filling them with teachers. If he didn't help out during the great depression, schools would have remained one room houses.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    The segregated schools children attended were severely lacking in many ways. After the court ruled that segregated schools provided unequal educational opportunities, schools became racially mixed. This is important because after this, there was less difference between schools in the same states and students got an equal education no matter their background.
  • Public Law 94-142

    Public Law 94-142
    Because the government made it mandatory for disabled students to have the same free and appropriate education as everyone else, it made it possible for children with special needs to get a proper education in public schools. It is important because for the first time, the United States proved to itself and the world that everyone deserves a proper education.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    The No Child Left Behind Act held schools accountable for their children's education. Because of the harsh penalties, schools have altered their curriculum in hopes that all students will perform better in schools and be productive members of society once they leave.