Education in the United States

a brief overview. by United States. Office of Education.

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SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (OE) 77-01020, DHEW publication -- no. (OE) 77-01020.
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State governments set overall educational standards, often mandate standardized tests for K–12 public school Education in the United States book and supervise, usually through a board of regents, state colleges, and universities.

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The history of education in the United States, or Foundations of Education covers the trends in educational formal and informal learning in America from the 17th century to the early 21st century.

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The national system of formal education in the United States developed in the 19th century. It differed from education systems of other Western societies in three fundamental respects. First, Americans were more inclined to regard education as a solution to various social problems.

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higher education and important issues that challenge it, linking back as appropriate to these essential philosophical underpinnings. American Council on Educationiii Introduction 1 In the United States, several important terms differ in meaning from most of the rest of the world.

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Bias in education refers to real or perceived bias in the educational system. 1 Bias in school textbooks. 2 Religious bias.

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