History of Education

Timeline created by Meganforsberg
  • The First Types of Education

    Kids weren't forced or required, but if they were taught it was by family and how to read the Bible.
  • First College

    First College
    Harvard was the first college in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Women’s Education

    First academy for girls was established
  • Public Schools

    The first public school was established in Boston
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    A decision made by the Supreme Court to rule “separate but equal” in schools.
  • The Monkey Trial

    The Monkey Trial
    John Scopes, a biology teacher, is charged with a crime of teaching evolution.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Outruling of Plessy v. Ferguson saying that people cannot be separate and equal at the same time.
  • Technology

    The use of calculators and computers were brought into schools.
  • Online School

    The University of Phoenix establishes the first online campus. They were the first to offer online bachelor's and master's degrees.