History of Education

Timeline created by MeganFORSBERG18
  • The Beginning of Education

    School was not forced or required but it was a dream. If kids were taught it was by their parents and how to read the Bible
  • The First College

    The First College
    Harvard was the first college founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Women in Education

    The first academy for girls was established
  • Public school

    The first public school was founded in Boston
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    A trial that said that black and white people were “separate but equal”
  • The Monkey Trial

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

    Brown v. Board of Education
    This stated that Plessy v. Ferguson was false and black and white people cannot be separate and still equal.
  • Technology

    Calculators and computers were brought into school systems.
  • First Online School

    First Online School
    The University of Phoenix establishes the first online campus. They’re the first to offer online bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
  • The coronavirus

    The coronavirus
    Questions are asked about the children's and faculty's safety of health with COVID-19.