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1636
harvard, first american college, founded in MA for the purpose of training ministers of the gospel
1640
bay psalm book- first book printed in the colonies
1642
MA compulsory education law
1647
first general school law, old deluder satan act, passed in MA provided for the establishment of grammar schools so children could read the scriptures
1751
ben franklin organizes academy in philadelphia which later became the University of Pennsylvania
1783
first american textbook, noah webster's spelling book, published
1785
policy of endowment of schools with public funds
1787
lands as federal aid were implemented by the northwest ordinance which said that schools were necessary to promote "religion, morality, and knowledge"
1819
the us supreme court rendered the darthmouth college decision establishing the inviolability of a college charter
1821
first tax supported high school established in boston
1823
the first private normal school for teachers organized in vermont
1791
passage of the 10th amendment to the us constitution reserved education for the various states
1836
mcguffey readers began and continued to have an enormous influence for over a century
1837
horace mann, first state secretary of education, started "common school revival"-first public school started and the bible still taught
1839
first state normal school organized at lexington, MA
1855
first US kindergarten established at watertown, Wisconsin
1857
national teacher's association formed, now known as the NEA National Education Association
1862
President Lincoln signed the Morrill Act, creating federally supported land-grant colleges
1867
congress created National Department of Education, later becoming the US Office of Education
1872
Michigan Supreme Court upheld taxation for secondary schools in Kalamazoo case
1900
Association of American Universities organized; McGuffey readers replaces New England Primer
1905
John Dewey, the father of Progressive Education, introduced socialistic, anti-Christian philosophy in the schools. The Bible was separated form academic studies
1918
legal compulsory education made effective in all states
1925
in the Orgon decision, Supreme Court articulated constitutional right of parents to choose whether they wish their children to be educated in public or private schools
1932
private schools enrolled 8% of total elementry and secondary student population
1932
average size of a private school was 196 students per school; private schools enrolled 2 million students
1933
Humanist Manifesto, written by John Dewey and 33 other signers, enunciated the doctrine of secular humanism. God and the supernatural were rejected and replaced with man's reasoning and science
1954
Pensacola Chirstian Schools began with 35 students
1932-1960
90% of private schools church affiliated
1960
private schools enroll 13.6% of the total elementary and secondary student population (presently stable from 1980 at 11%); private schools enroll 5.2 million pupils
1960
first volume of Programmed Learning published
1961
average size of private school was 300 students per school
1962
new york Board of Regents approved school prayer; US supreme court ruled it unconstitutional
1965
there are now over 10,000 Christian schools to combat the destructive education of religious humanism
1970
right-to-read program started nationwide to raise reading performance
1972
abeka book officially began
1980
US supreme court ruled the 10 commandments unconstitutional to post in kentucky schools for their work in state-mandated testing
1983
A Nation at Risk- a report about the decline in education
1994
Educate Amreica Act- Goals 2000 Outcome based education
2001
No Child Left Behind Act targets improving test scores and reading skills