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History of American Education

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iopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvb History of American Education Axia University 11/5/2010 Elizabeth Carlson
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The Colonial Period (1607-1775) 1690, the New England Primer becomes widely popular as the first colonial textbook setting an educational standard. The Early National Period (1775-1820) 1819, Emma Hart Willard helps the State of New York extend education to women by by persuading the state legislature. The Common School Movement (1820-1865) 1829, Louis Braille invents a system to teach the blind borrowed from the French Army and is named after him. The Progressive Era (1866-1980) 1954, the Supreme Court rules that segregated schools are unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas. The Modern Era (1980-present) 2002, President Bush signs into law the most controversial reform on education and passes the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Education is an ever changing experiment and this is made evident when the history of the American Education system is analyzed. While there are many significant things that have changed
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