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A public elementary school, the main battle ground for No Child Left Behind
A public elementary school, the main battle ground for No Child Left Behind

Source: Public Domain

A student taking a standardized test in the Netherlands
A student taking a standardized test in the Netherlands

Source: Creative Commons (Onderwijsgek)

An engraving of Boston Latin School in the mid-17th century, the first public school in the English colonies (1635)
An engraving of Boston Latin School in the mid-17th century, the first public school in the English colonies (1635)

Source: Public Domain

Dennis Van Roekel-President of the National Education Association
Dennis Van Roekel-President of the National Education Association

Source: Iowa State Education Association

Dr. Ruth Wright Hayre, education reformer and Philadelphia public school teacher, in the 1950s
Dr. Ruth Wright Hayre, education reformer and Philadelphia public school teacher, in the 1950s

Source: Public Domain

Fairfield Senior High School in Fairfield, OH
Fairfield Senior High School in Fairfield, OH

Source: Creative Commons (Jgsodre)

Former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings (2005-2009)
Former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings (2005-2009)

Source: Public Domain

Former Secretary of Education Rod Paige (2001-2005)
Former Secretary of Education Rod Paige (2001-2005)

Source: Public Domain

Horace Mann- 19th century education reformer, c1850
Horace Mann- 19th century education reformer, c1850

Source: Public Domain

No Child Left Behind signed in Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Ohio, Jan 8, 2002. George W. Bush with Rep. George Miller (D-CA), Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), Secretary of Education Rod Paige and Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
No Child Left Behind signed in Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Ohio, Jan 8, 2002. George W. Bush with Rep. George Miller (D-CA), Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), Secretary of Education Rod Paige and Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)

Source: Public Domain

Randi Weingarten, current President of the American Federation of Teachers
Randi Weingarten, current President of the American Federation of Teachers

Source: AFL-CIO, Molly Theobald

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, 2009
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, 2009

Source: Public Domain

Students taking a test at the University of Vienna in 2005
Students taking a test at the University of Vienna in 2005

Source: Public Domain

The Headquarters of the National Education Association in Washington, D.C., 2009
The Headquarters of the National Education Association in Washington, D.C., 2009

Source: Creative Commons (User AgnosticPreachersKid)

W.E.B. Du Bois-Civil Rights and Education Reformer, 1904
W.E.B. Du Bois-Civil Rights and Education Reformer, 1904

Source: Public Domain