John Pounds began teaching poor children without charging fees, started the 'Ragged Schools'
Registration Act required that all births, deaths, and marriages be recorded, this allowed legislators to know the age of minors and restrict their working hours.
The Act limited the hours worked by children to six and a half, with three hours' schooling, and set a maximum 12-hour day for young people between 13 and 18.
This piece was highly controversial for its ideas that contradicted creationism.
Set the framework for schooling of all children between the ages of 5 and 12 in England and Wales
Abolished the law that all academics and students at Cambridge and Oxford Universities had to be practicing members of the Anglican church. This opened the universities to suitable people of all faith.
Created School Attendance Committees to encourage children to attend school and parents were made responsible for ensuring that their children received basic instruction
Provided for the state payment of school fees up to ten shillings per week
Provided grants to public elementary schools not funded by school boards
Ended the Victorian Era