History of Education

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  • First Latin Grammar School Established, located in Boston

    First Latin Grammar School Established, located in Boston
    This was the beginning of our countries schools. Boston Latin School which was founded on April 23 is one the the oldest public schools in America. It offered free education to boys poor or rich while the girls had to attend private schools from home. Until 1645 classes were held in home in Philemon Pormont.
    [Link text]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNCaf0EEv_c
  • First Public School Opens

    First Public School Opens
    The first public high school in the U.S. was organized in 1820. It opened with 101 male students in Boston. English Classical was one of the most important studies. By the 1870 there were 500 public high schools in the U.S.. The current enrollment in between public and private high schools is 16.5 million. Schools became more common which lead to the nation having a public schools in every town.
    [Link text] https://www.nationalgeographic.org/thisday/apr23/first-public-school-america/
  • First Academy for Girls Opens in Philadelphia

    First Academy for Girls Opens in Philadelphia
    During this time, girls were giving the opportunity to learn skills and be treated just as equal as the men. The first proposals happened around the early 18th century. But Yet it was almost a whole century before anything happened with it.
    [Like text] https://spierson61.wordpress.com/papers/edu-555-education-and-society/1700s-young-ladies-academy-of-philadelphia/
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  • Massachusetts Passes the First Compulsory Educations Law

    Massachusetts Passes the First Compulsory Educations Law
    This law was targeted to help immigrants children. It prepares immigrants to be skilled workers. Many of these immigrants still live in here today and work as skilled workers. This law required every town and city to offer primary schools. There main focus was grammar and basic arithmetic.
    [Link text]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gwtPBq__Oo
    [Link text]https://www.massmoments.org/moment-details/massachusetts-passes-first-education-law.html
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson Ruling "Separate but Equal" was Legal

    Plessy vs. Ferguson Ruling "Separate but Equal" was Legal
    Segregation created many protest and began to call for a change this lead to the civil rights movement. The case all started because African American train passenger Homer Plessy refused to give up his set on the bus. Plessy's argument was that his constitutional rights were being violated, and then the Supreme Court called it unconstitutional.
    [Link text](https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/plessy-v-ferguson
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  • First Montessori Schools Opens in New York

    First Montessori Schools Opens in New York
    Education accepted a new way of learning, Montessori schools were developed across the country and still exist today. Montessori education focused on inspiring children to advance there own learning. Teachers encouraged students to choose there own tasks and choose what was best way to approach each of there challenges.
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  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act
    This helped all students learn from there pace and enforced equal opportunity for every child regardless of race. Elementary and Secondary Education is a state run program and is for schools and districts eager to raise academic achievements. This was for kids that struggle with learning and kids for face many problems like poverty and disabilities.
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  • The Higher Education Act of 1965

    The Higher Education Act of 1965
    Higher Education Act in 1965 was designed to strengthen educational resources through collages and universities. This act increased federal money and was given to post secondary institutions, scholarship programs, and low interest loans for students .
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  • Congress Passed Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    Congress Passed Education for All Handicapped Children Act
    Special needs children do not have to worry about discrimination. This act lead to more laws for equality for such people like special needs teachers ramps, and wheelchair. This act required all public schools to accept federal funds for children with mental and physical disabilities. Schools are required to evaluate children and create a plan for them.
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  • Congress Passed No Child Left Behind

    Congress Passed No Child Left Behind
    This requires you to develop basic skills and gives all students. It puts a special focus on sates and schools to performance of certain groups like students in special education, minority children. States are not required but if they don't they risk losing Title I money.
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