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Historically, models of education were created to promote equality of opportunity. These models included the common-school, sorting-machine and testing models. What are some of the most significant contributions of these models to the global educational models of today? Are these classic models still relevant? Explain.Dr. Mansur and classmates,Horace Mann had a vision of schools as the “great balance wheel of society” and to that end schools have taken varied approaches to fulfilling that vision (Spring, 2018). The school models discussed in the Spring’s book: the common-school, sorting-machine, and testing models, have formed the basis for much of the schools that we know today. Traditionally, public schools served as the common starting place for students of all backgrounds and socio-economic status inwhich all students were afforded the equality of opportunity for achieving life goals (Spring, 2018). As society expanded and populations grew, schools began to move away from this model