Boston Latin School becomes the first public school as well as the oldest existing school in the U.S
Oberlin College becomes the first U.S. college to admit both men and women.
The National Teachers Association is founded by forty-three teachers in Philadelphia.
Plessy v. Ferguson ruled "separate but equal" was legal
Mandatory school attendance laws are in place in every state.
The National School Lunch Program is created to provide low-cost or free school lunches to students through subsidies
The United States Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education is passed, making segregated schools illegal.
Bibles were banned in public school and that ended religious teaching in school.
Congress passes education for all handicapped children act.
Congress passes the No Child Left Behind Act