"In 1635 Boston saw the need to hire a schoolmaster 'for the teaching and nurturing of children with us' "
In 1737 the New York African American Free School opened in New York City
In 1800 the city had seven schools open for black students.
In 1817 Thomas Gallaudet founds a school for people who are hearing impaired.
In 1820 Boston opened a separate elementary school for African American children.
Maine immediately gives right to vote and education to all male citizens because of the Missouri Compromise.
Between 1821-1872 more than 12,000 women attended Willards Troy Seminary school.
In 1821 some people of Troy, New York had an educator named Emma Willard found a college-level institution for women.
The word Educate comes from a Greek word 'E Ducate". The word means "To Lead the Young Out Of Hell". The reason why this is the word for it is because the Romans were really scared of going to hell, and their theory was that only the uneducated went to hell.
In 1829 French educator Louis Braille creates a system of reading and writing that uses raised dots for people who were blind, hence the Braille Reading System.
In the 1830's many people had unequal education because there would be no teacher.
The Common School Movement began in 'in earnest' in the 1830's in New England as reformers "began to argue successfully for a greater government role in the schooling of all children."
In 1831 Samuel Gridley Howe opened a school called the Perkins Institution in Massachusetts for people with visual impaired.
"....He became the first secretary of the State Board of Education for Massachusetts"
Mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts was founded by Mary Lyon in 1837.
The Institute for Colored Youth was founded in 1842 in Philadelphia.
Avery College was opened in 1849, also in Philadelphia.
In 1855, Boston lets African American children attend white schools.
In 1855 Massachusetts had become the first state to abolish legal segregation.
Oberlin College, which opened in Ohio, was the first co-educational college in the United States.