Evolution of Education

Events

The Boston School

1802 - 1803

The Boston School was the 1st publicly supported school and it's goal was to provide free education.

Mount Holyoke Female Seminary,

1837

in 1837, Mary Lyon founded Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, the first college for women in he U.S.

The Department of Education

1867

In 1867, the original Department of Education is created to help create the school systems.

The Association of American Universities

1900

The Association of American Universities is founded to promote higher standards and put U.S. universities on an equal footing with their European counterparts. (Sass, 2009).

Model T Students

1903

In 1903, the first bell rang for kids to switch classes in NY. The bell was a way to move students in a sort of assembly line to produce a Model T.

Brown v. Board of Education

1954

Brown V. Board of Education was a U.S Supreme court case that ended segregation in public schools.

Civil Rights

1970

During the Civil Rights movement , equal opportunity for women, disadvantage and handicapped and ESL students started.

University of Phoenix

1989

The University of Phoenix establishes their "online campus," the first to offer online bachelor's and master's degrees. It becomes the "largest private university in North America. (Sass, 2009).

No Child Left Behind

2001

No Child Left behind is approved by Congress