Education reform
1 / 8

Education Reform - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Education Reform . Jasmine Lucio , Juanita Mendez, Alex Gordillo. Pre-Reform:. Originally students were taught by their parents Blacks were forbidden to learn to read and write in the South and rarely in the North 19 th century ½ of kids never went to school

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Education Reform' - apollo

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Education reform

Education Reform

Jasmine Lucio, Juanita Mendez, Alex Gordillo

Pre reform

Originally students were taught by their parents

Blacks were forbidden to learn to read and write in the South and rarely in the North

19th century ½ of kids never went to school

Idea of public school began in 1840-1850

Taxation for education
Taxation for Education

Wealthy families funded most public schools

(1825-1850) Strong support for tax supported education

Local property tax to finance public education

Free education was important for democracy

Schools were very inefficient

Noah webster 1758 1843 school master of the republic
Noah Webster(1758-1843)“School Master of the Republic”

  • Created the American Dictionary of 1828

  • Wrote grammatical institute of the English language

  • Before the Dictionary people wrote words anyway they wanted

Girls education
Girls Education

  • Women education was looked down upon because they believed they wouldn’t be ready for marriage

  • Should concentrate on

    - needlework

    - music

    - painting

  • Sarah Pierce disagreed

    - created a school for girls

    - schools existed for 4 decades (1792-1833)

    - 3,000 students from 15 states

Horace mann 1796 1859 father of the common school movement
Horace Mann(1796-1859)“Father of the Common School Movement”


Born in Massachusetts

Lawyer and Senator

1837 - elected secretary of the Massachusetts board of education


Improving public schools became his life's work

Common School would be a great equalizer for society

Started Common School Movement in Massachusetts

Mann s six principles of education
Mann’s six principles of education

  • Citizens cannot maintain both ignorance and freedom

  • This education should be paid for, controlled, and maintained by the public

  • This education should be provided by the school that embrace children from varying background;

  • This education must be nonsectarian;

  • This education must be taught using tenets of a free society;

  • This education must be produced by well trained, professional teachers


  • Liberty for All by Joy Hakim