History of Multicultural Education

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In History
  • The First Printing Press in the American Colonies

    The First Printing Press in the American Colonies
    Mrs. Glover took up the setting up of the printing press after her husband dies on the sea, however the credit of the printing press went to Stephen Daye. The printing press allowed those the ability to print copies of written works to spread around and teach other about their religious or cultural backgrounds.
  • The First Publicly Supported Library in the U.S. is Established

    The First Publicly Supported Library in the U.S. is Established
    This library was a gesture from the government whom thought it was necessary to maintain endeavors to encourage Religion and Learning. This eventually allowed women's programs under the WPA, State Aid to public libraries, and Library Services Act in 1956. All these acts lead to emphasis on learning.
  • The Ursuline Academy of New Orleans is Founded

    The  Ursuline Academy of New Orleans is Founded
    Founded in New Orleans is one of the oldest, continuously-operating school for girls and the oldest Catholic school in the United States. This was an important time in the history of Multicultural Education for it embraced all women and gave them a safe place in a time when educating a women was looked down on, to grow and embrace interests in a nurturing environment.
  • The Revolutionary War Officially Ends

     The Revolutionary War Officially Ends
    The end of the Revolutionary War meant freedom from Great Britain and the means to create their own independence and all that entails between the first 13 colonies named the Northwest Territory. The peace process brought a newly born United States into the arena of international diplomacy, playing against the largest, most sophisticated, and most established powers on earth.
  • Boston English High School

     Boston English High School
    Boston English High School was the very first school to open up for higher education and a chance for Americans to better themselves past a fifth grade education. George Emerson was the first headmaster of the school and a educational reformist. The current motto of the school is "Honor, Achievement, Service to Mankind".
  • Elizabeth Blackwell Graduates from Geneva Medical College

     Elizabeth Blackwell Graduates from Geneva Medical College
    Elizabeth Blackwell is the first woman to graduate from an American school. Such an event as Elizabeth Blackwell graduating from medical breaks the mold for women all over the United States and pioneers the beginning of the revolution for women's rights. In 1857 Elizabeth, her sister Dr. Emily, and Dr. Marie Zakrzewska opened the New York Infirmary for Women and Children at 64 Bleecker Street, an institution and college for all women.
  • The Smith-Lever Act of 1914

    The Smith-Lever Act of 1914
    The Smith-Lever Act established a national cooperation extension service that allowed out reach programs to go out to rural America and teach about advanced agriculture practices and technology. This act continues to serve those that have educational and developmental needs in communities through clubs, classes, and events; such as 4-H and FFA.
  • The Civil Rights Act Becomes Law

    The Civil Rights Act Becomes Law
    The Civil Rights Act ended segregation in public places based on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered one of the crowning legislative achievements of the civil rights movement. In the years following the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Act came to fruition witch ended discriminatory voting practices. All this lead the way for equality between the masses.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

     No Child Left Behind Act
    The No Child Left Behind Act is legislation that provides Title I provisions for disadvantage students. Through standardize tests, schools began to track the progress of each individual student and grant help when and where it was needed through state and government grants and funding.
  • U.S Students Lag Behind International Peers

    U.S Students Lag Behind International Peers
    Associate Press publishes an article that reflects the stagnate/decline of U.S students in standardize tests. With the results provided allows those all over the U.S to see how much children are being left behind and the educational gap that separate us from our allies all around the world. Providing such information gives those in the education system something to strive to fix so that U.S students can come to par with other nations.