First public school. This school opening was the a pivotal moment in education, due to the fact that public schools cover such a large amount of our schools today
The New England Primer
The New England Primer was printed by Benjamin Harris, it was a reading textbook that was religious based and played a huge role in the way that the students of that time learned
College has no gender
First year both men and women were allowed to attend college. Oberlin College was the first to accept both genders
Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr founded a house that created education programs, cared for babies that had been neglected, supported laws in favor of ending child labor, and offered a kindergarten. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiVsH9ICfVk
Robert Yerkes developed a test meant to test the intellectual level of soldiers, this was a key piece in making the pathway for standardized testing.
Unity in Race
segregated schools were no longer allowed. This united children to learn in an environment that was no exclusive, but inclusive
The first ACT test was administered. This test has a huge impact on the future of students education opportunities today
McCarver Elementary School, specializes in certain subjects and appeals to diverse students
Teach for America
Helps college students teach in rural and urban areas, this is important because finding a job is very hard and can be tricky.
The first online high school opens. This shows how advanced our education system has become. We now offer a wide variety of resources and forms of education