Modern Day Education Shaping

Timeline created by Lucasfking
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    Oliver Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. The supreme court of the US ruled that segregation in school violated the 14th amendment of the Constitution. This marked the end of segregation in schools.
  • ESEA

    ESEA
    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act funds schools with high standards and accountability. It emphasizes professional development, instructional materials, and education programs.
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." Title IX is huge in the world of education. It's factored into things like sports teams, recruiting, bathrooms and locker rooms, or even employment in schools.
  • P.L. 94-142

    P.L. 94-142
    This public law gives the opportunity for all children with disabilities a free education. It has affected millions of students and continues to do so. It protects their rights and emphasizes giving programs that help with any of their needs.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    This act gave schools more funding if their students did better. It also penalized schools that didn't do as well.