First private school that was established in 1628. It was an all boys school and is still up and running.
Boston Latin School was founded in 1635 and is the longest existing public school in the United States.
In 1787 the first girls academy opened in Philadelphia. This is the first time girls would have the opportunity to learn somewhat like boys.
This led to the Civil Rights movement. Lots of protests were about the term "separate but equal".
Homework was created by Roberto Nevillis in 1905. He created it as a punishment to his students.
Advanced Placement tests were created in 1952. It was considered to be the test that closes the gap between high school and college.
Brown vs The Board of Education declared that segregation in schools was unconstitutional.
At just 6 years old Ruby Bridges was the first African American to attend an all White School in 1960.
Discrimination against children with disabilities were not allowed in schools and they would be treated equally.
Requires states to develop assessments and give those assessments to select grade levels so that they receive government funding.