Past and Present Education

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    Past and Present Education

  • Public Schools

    Public Schools
    Boston Latin School was the first remaining public school to open in the united in 1635
  • Textbooks in the Schools

    Textbooks in the Schools
    In the 17th century textsbooks were sent over from England where implemented in the United States schools.
  • High Schools

    Before 1821 there were no highschools only elementary schools. In 1821 Boston opened the first public highschool in the United States.
  • Morrill Land Grant

    Morrill Land Grant
    An act passed specializing in agrriculture and engineering for students
  • Freedmans Bureau

    Freedmans Bureau
    This bureau opend 1000 schools across the souh for black children.
  • Free Education

    By 1870 all stateds had free elementary schools
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Seperate but equal education
  • Republican Motherhood

    During the 19th century schools were set up for girls only that focused on what was then considered their role in society.
  • Compulsory Schooling

    Compulsory Schooling
    In the early 1900s 30 stated implemented attendance laws until age 14 or higher.
  • Gary Plan

    This paln emphazied building and facility use. Students were diveded into platoons. This plan was also a way to Americanize incoming immigrants.
  • Role of the Federal Government

    Before now that was little involvement retaining to education. However in 1916 the government began to fund teacher training colleges.
  • GI Bill

    GI Bill
    Congressed passed this bill to make college education possible by payung tuition and living expenses.
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    decalred seperate facilities were unequal and unconstructional.
  • Higher Education Act

    Set up federal scholarships and low interest loans for college students, subsidized libiaries, graduate centers, and more.
  • Special Education

    Free approciate education available to eligible students with disablities.
  • No Child Left Behind

    No Child Left Behind
    amendment to the IDEA byt president George W. Bush in 2004 which is based on the belief that setting high standards and establishing measurable goals can improve individual outcomes in education.
  • NCLB Waivers