Pennsylvania state constitution calls for free public education only for poor children.
New York Public Society
New York Public School Society formed by wealthy business men. They wanted to give poor children education. Schools ran on "Lancasterian" system. In which a "master" taught a big classroom, and students would pass it down to younger kids.
First Public High School opens up in Boston English, US.
Massachusetts Reform School open in Westboro for children who refuse to attend school would be sent off.
U.S. Supreme Court requires California to extend public education to children of chinese immigrants.
The GI BIll
The Gi Bill gives thousand of working class men scholarships.
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka court unanimously agree that segregated schools are "inherently unequal"
Millken vs. Bradley
Milliken vs. Bradley ruled that there may not be any desegregation across the country,
1980 - 1989
Federal Tribal College Act establishes public colleges in every iNdian reservation.
Proposition 187 passed in California, makes it illegal for children of undocumented immigrants to attend schools.