History of Education in America

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  • Puritan Schools (Common Schools)

    Puritan Schools (Common Schools)
  • Virginia Assembly- 3 Years of Education

    Virginia Assembly- 3 Years of Education
    Jefferson worked out 3 years of education for every child, and higher education for high achievers. Aristocrats stuck out as candidates for the higher education option. 3 years of education is the maximum amount of time allowed for girls. Blacks had reading circles where they read during this time period.
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    Jefferson's Diffusion of Knowledge

    Jefferson's Diffusion of Knowledge was turned down three times. The University of Virginia was founded by Jefferson.
  • Thomas Jefferson- Democracies

    Thomas Jefferson- Democracies
    "Democracies depend on education."
  • Noah Webster- Blue Black Speller

    Noah Webster- Blue Black Speller
    The Blue Black Speller teaches Americans about their country. New pronunciations are introduced into the language. It was the forerunner to Webster's English Dictionary.
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    Statewide Schools

    Statewide schools thought of by Jefferson and brought to fruition by Horace Mann. he rode district to district physically checking on schools. Horrible inequities existed between communities. Mann visited 1000 schools. These schools promoted common knowledge.
  • Enrollment Vs. Cost

    Enrollment Vs. Cost
    Enrollment Longevity in 1837: 4 months
    Cost: $2.81 Million Enrollment Longevity in 1848: 7 months
    Cost: $4.8 Million
  • Great School Debates

    Great School Debates
    Great School Debates- Bishop Hughes speaks about getting equal funding for religious schools.
  • Philadelphia Bible Riots

    Philadelphia Bible Riots
    13 people killed
  • New York Board Of Education Established

    New York Board Of Education Established
  • Catholic Schools Established

    Catholic Schools Established
    Catholic schools started by Archbishop Hughes.
  • MA Abolished Segregation in Schools

    MA Abolished Segregation in Schools
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    22 Million Immigrants Come to the United States

  • John Dewey

    John Dewey
    Publishes "School and Society" critiquing the current educational system's inventory of teaching materials.
  • 2 Million Children Working in 1910

    2 Million Children Working in 1910
  • Mayor of New York Adopts Dewey System of Progressive Education

    Mayor of New York Adopts Dewey System of Progressive Education
  • 1 Million Students are being Subjected to the IQ Tests

    1 Million Students are being Subjected to the IQ Tests
  • Child Labor Banned

    Child Labor Banned
    Students must continue in school until 16.
  • Brown v. Board of Education Decision

    Brown v. Board of Education Decision
  • United States Supreme Court Abolishes Segregation in Public Schools

    United States Supreme Court Abolishes Segregation in Public Schools
  • National Defense of Edcuation Act

    National Defense of Edcuation Act
    $100 Million being allocated for public education.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    Race and ethnicity may not be used to discriminate in federally funded programs.
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act
    $4 Billion provided to disadvantaged students
  • Busing Students in Within City Limits Helped to Solve Segregated Schools

    Busing Students in Within City Limits Helped to Solve Segregated Schools
  • Title 9

    Title 9
    Denied funding to any school discriminating based on gender
  • Bi-Lingual Education Gets Federal Funding

    Bi-Lingual Education Gets Federal Funding
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    Standardized Testing Invented and Implemented

  • New York establishes Choice campaign to allow students to go to any school in the city

    New York establishes Choice campaign to allow students to go to any school in the city
  • Cleveland Ohio Allows Vouchers for Religious Schools

    Cleveland Ohio Allows Vouchers for Religious Schools
  • 0.25% of the Nation's Schools were showing Channel 1

    0.25% of the Nation's Schools were showing Channel 1
  • United States offers education to more children when compared to other countries

    United States offers education to more children when compared to other countries
  • Kindergartens are Established

    Kindergartens are Established