The Boston School was the 1st publicly supported school and it's goal was to provide free education.
in 1837, Mary Lyon founded Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, the first college for women in he U.S.
In 1867, the original Department of Education is created to help create the school systems.
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).
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 was a U.S Supreme court case that ended segregation in public schools.
During the Civil Rights movement , equal opportunity for women, disadvantage and handicapped and ESL students started.
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 is approved by Congress