History of Education

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  • Boston Latin School

    Boston Latin School
    This school opened up in the 13 colonies in the 17th century and to this day the oldest public education school to open. The first public education school in the United States. youtube video over school: https://youtu.be/dNCaf0EEv_c
  • Harvard College

    Harvard College
    The first higher education institution in what is now the United States is established in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Catharine Beecher

    Catharine Beecher
    The first women to be found to get an education at Hartford Female Seminary. This was a time when girls were supposed to be taught things like cooking, household chores, and enough math to pay for milk and butter, but Ms. Beecher included traditionally "male" subjects on her curriculum. YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/YaG0YtrXrgA
  • 1862 Homestead Act

    1862 Homestead Act
    Passed by Congress on May 20, 1862, the Homestead Act allowed an individual to acquire 160 acres of government-owned land in the western territory given he served as the head of the household, improved the land, and paid a registration fee. YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/pQSCW1Sf-yA
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    The civil rights laws represent a national commitment to end discrimination in education for African Americans in particular. The laws mandate bringing the formerly excluded into the "normal" American education. And these laws also are designed to help support the promise that every individual has the right to develop students' talents to the fullest. YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/URxwe6LPvkM
  • 1954 Brown v. Board of Education

    1954 Brown v. Board of Education
    Brown v. Board of Education was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court when the Court ruled that American state laws that racial segregation in public schools are unconstitutional and shifted the American public education system to integrated equal rights in Education. YOUTUBE VIDEO - https://youtu.be/TTGHLdr-iak
  • The Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act
    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was legislation signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson’s which has been known as “War on Poverty”. This law brought education attention to fix poverty and represented a landmark commitment to equal access to quality education for everyone no matter economic status.
  • Title lX

    Title lX
    Title IX prohibits sex discrimination or any form of discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding. Under Title IX, schools are legally required to respond to vicious educational environments and failure to do so is a violation that means a school could risk losing their federal funding.
  • 2002 No Child Left Behind Act

    2002 No Child Left Behind Act
    The No Child Left Behind law—the 2002 update of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—effectively scaled up the federal role in holding schools accountable for student outcomes from 2002–2015. The law held schools accountable for how kids learned and achieved. The law was debated because in part it penalized schools that didn't show improvement. YOUTUBE VIDEO- https://youtu.be/Q0WUqNO0qo4
  • Khan Academy created

    Khan Academy created
    Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2008 by Salman Khan with the idea of creating a set of online tools that help educate students further knowledge or understanding.