The first school for the deaf was established in Hartford, CT.
The first public school in Boston was established.
Horace Mann accepted the Secretary of the State Board of Education in Massachusetts position. He won the support of schools because of the diversity of race and religion.
The Indian Peace Commission was established. It helped deculturalize policies through reservations and education.
The Dawes Act was established. The Dawes Act is the dissolving of tribal land and establishing boarding schools for Native Americans.
The case School District of Abington
Township v. Schempp went to court. This case was about the state ending Bible reading and prayer in public schools.
The Elementary and Secondary
Education Act was established. This act helped provide Title 1 money for disadvantaged students.
The Education for All Handicapped
Children Act was established. This act is when a school provides special education services.
The Nation at Risk was established. A report came out and it said that America's educational system was failing to educate students. The Nation at Risk recommended that all states adopt new standards and become more rigorous in their teaching.