The first free school is opened in Virginia!
Harvard, the first college (or higher institution in the 1600's) is established in Newtowne, or now Cambridge, Massachusetts!
This act was established to make sure in a colony of 50 households or more, that the children were getting taught an education at home.
More info on the Old Deluder Act-
The first school book to be established and was used widely in New England and the colonies.
Check out a video about the book:
Salem College is established as the first ever liberal arts college for women that has a current enrollment of about 1100!
Check out what the current college is all about:
The first American High School is opened!
Take a look at the High School today:
Now the National Education Association, was formed by 43 teachers in Philadelphia.
Take a look at this video!
This law donated public land to the states so that at least one college could be established for agricultural and mechanical arts.
With the creation of this, it helped to make sure learning was effective in public schools!
Gives more opportunities for land grants that would give extension activities more funding! This includes something like 4-H!