Boston Latin School becomes the rist public school, and is the oldest school exingting school.
Benjamin Harries prints "The New England Primer", a reading textbook that becomes widely used in the next century.
Individual states take control of education when the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
The Nation Teachers Association is founded by 43 teachers. It is now know as the National Education Association.
All States have laws in place to provide public funding for school transportation.
The National School Lunch Program is created to provide Low-cost or free lunches.
The Supreme Court case Brown vs. Board of education is passed, making segregated school illegal.
The first ACT test is administered by Everett Franklin Lindquist.
No Child Left Behind Act, states are required to test students in reading and math in grades 3-8 and once in High School. In 2015 President Obama changed the Act to the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Common Core standards is launched which details what k-12 students should know at the end of the year.