History of Education: After the Civil War. Chapter 5A - Foundations. Freedmen’s Bureau. Offered food, medicine, and seed Secured legal rights Created educational opportunities With hundreds of Northern teachers going south to help the freed slaves. 1867.
Chapter 5A - Foundations
- Racial segregation in schools was made unconstitutional
- federal government influenced education with money, legislation, and ideology
- aid given to schools serving children of low income families