Boston Latin SchoolThe Boston Latin School is oldest school in North America.
New England Primer First PublishedThe New England Primer was the first popular textbook used in North America. It was used to teach the alphabet along with basic religious studies.
First State Sponsored Normal SchoolThe first state run normal school located in Lexington, Massachusetts started moving education away from the control of parents.
Morrill Land Grant Colleges Act of 1862 and 1890The Morrill Land Grant Act gave land to colleges. This led to more funding for agricultural and applied science education.
Brown V. Board of EducationThe groundbreaking decision of the supreme court on the national case let to the integration of African Americans into white school system. It was no longer "separate but equal".
Little Rock 9The Little Rock 9 were the first African American Students to be integrated into an all white school.
Higher Education ActThe Higher Education Act of 1965 was passed to help make college more affordable to students. It increased the amount the federal government could financially assist students.
A Nation at RiskA Nation at Risk was a report done by the National Commission of Excellence in Education. It paved the way for a large reform movement in education.
Columbine MassacreThe Columbine School Massacre was the worst school shooting up to the point it happened. It changed the way schools looked at student safety
No Child Left BehindNo Child Left Behind was a federal act that increased the federal role in education. It was made to keep schools up to certain standards and ended up being highly controversial.