Shaun Geiger- Infographic
Good Students and Teachers- Progression
1700's Pre American Revolution
Education was only available and affordable to the wealthy. Schools were funded privately by wealthy parents. Schools taught students to fear hell and sin, influenced by Christianity.
1800's- Civil War/ Reconstruction
Education sought to provide opportunities for freedom and to prepare students for life after school. Education became available to African Americans.
1700's Post American Revolution
Education became more available to all students in a developing, independent nation. Thomas Jefferson advocated public education is crucial to a thriving democracy. Education became available to all citizens including women, not slaves though.
1800's- Industrial Revolution
Education's purpose was to socialize students and teach them basic skills to become efficient factory workers
Education's purpose was to enrich students’ minds with philosophical knowledge while accommodating individual student needs
Progressive Education became more prominent and led to more equal and quality educational opportunities to all students, including minorities
Brown v. Board of Ed. and Civil Rights Movement ended racial segregation in schools
Increased teacher credentials and skills required to become teachers.
CFE v. NYC
No Child Left Behind Act
Elementary and Secondary Education Act aided disadvantaged students
Spanish language and other bi-lingual language and multicultural courses and activities were added to curriculums. More Mexican-American students earned quality educations
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