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What Have We Done to Make Education More Accessible?
25 Sep 2017
First Public High School Opens
Massachusetts Requires Towns of More than 500 Families to Have a Public High School Open to all Students
Horace Mann Becomes Secretary of Education in Massachusetts
Louisiana Passes a Law Allowing French-English Instruction
Ohio is the First State to Adopt a Bilingual Education Law
Thomas Jefferson Proposes a System of Public Schools
It is Required That There is a Piece of Land for a School in Every Township
Founding of the NAACP
Schools Enroll 59% of Students
All Schools Now Have Compulsory-Attendance laws
Majority of Mexican, Asian, and Native American Children are now Enrolled in School
75% of Students are now Enrolled in School
The Education of All Handicapped Children Act
No Child Left Behind Act
Race to the Top
Common Core State Standards
American COMPETES Act
Horace Mann argues for "Common Schools"
Twelve-Year Education Becomes an Important Policy Objective
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