The Education Reform
Massachusetts Legislature allows local school districts to levy taxes which allowed for schools to pay teachers and also pay for supplies.
The New York Public School Society was formed by wealthy businessmen to provide education for lower class children.
The Legislature establishes a system of free education because of the Indiana Constitution which stated that knowledge and learning are essential to the preservation of a free government. They also stated that it is the General Assembly's job to provide a uniform system of education.
Boston English High School opens becoming the first High school in the United States.
The state of Massachusetts passes a law making all grades of public school open to all students free of charge.
Horace Mann becomes the head of the Massachusetts State Board of Education. He changed the states public-education system and established a series of schools to train teachers