History of Education

  • 1st 'schools' in America

    Parents were mandated to teach their children religion and social skills.
  • Old Deluder Satan Act

    America passed it first educational act - which required a teacher to be hired in town of 50 famililes or more.
  • Land for Education

    Northwest Ordinance se aside land for education purposes.
  • School Districts

    School districts are formed
  • School Building funded

    Schools were being funded by the districts protery taxes or by labor
  • Common Schools

    The first common school was establiched
  • 1st School Committee

    Massachusetts state leg. had cites elect school committes to oversee schools.
  • 1st School Board

    First school board was created.
  • 1st principal

    The first principal of a school was hired.
  • 1st Egg Crate School

    The first organized school, which was founded by Mann
  • Free Education

    Education became free for ages 4yrs - 20 yrs.
  • Female Teachers

    Women began teach and they were paid a great deal less.
  • Morrill Act

    Gave land to schools to build buildings.
  • Teacher schools

    Indinana opened schools for educating teachers
  • Native Americans

    Native American children are forced to attended schools to learn English customs
  • Hatch Act

    This is under the Morriell Act, allowing school land to be used for algricultural experiments.
  • Second Hatch Act

  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Plessy vs. Ferguson lead to the intergration of Boston schools
  • Progessive Educational Association

    Progessive Educational Association was established to reform American schools.
  • Busniess Model

    the business model for education was implemented into the school system.
  • Synder Act

  • Fair Labor Act

  • G.I. Bill

    Encouraged servicemen to attend college.
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    This intergrated schools
  • National Defense Education Act

    NDEA was founded.
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    ESEA was founded.
  • Native Americans get educational rights

    Tribes were given the right to run/host own their own school systems.
  • No Child Left Behind