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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Education Reform double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. double click to change this header text! In Antebellum America LEADERS double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. HORACE MANN angethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. CATHERINE BEECHER CATHERINE BEECHER HORACE MANN Individuals interested in education reformed joined together to form what became known as Common School Crusade Individuals interested in education reform joined together to form the Common School Crusade Education reformwas associated with many groupssuch as the Board of Education,the northern Whig party, and the Common School Crusade. GROUPS ASSOCIATED WITH EDUCATION REFORM: -The Bureau of Education-The Common School Crusade-The northern Whig party Believed women were natural educators Whig party leader who advocated stricter state standards, more funding, and better education for all children GOALS OF EDUCATION REFORM: -Create an improved, tax payer-funded public school system -Educate population-Spread Protestant moral values-Redefine female gender roleswith a new focus on the classroom- Create teacher education programs Methods of Education Reform: -Creation of teachers' academies and women's schools-Creation of the Bureau of Education-Publication and mass distribution of common texts (Mcguffey's Reader) Achievements of Education Reform: -Increased literacy rates-Better educated populous-Transition from mostly male teachers to predominately females-Model public education systems throughout the North Impact of Education Reform: Education reform in Antebellum America had a massive impact on the country. Reform resulted in the establishment of an improved, regulated public school system, which laid the groundwork for today's tax payer- funded schools. Additionally, movements during this era resulted in the popularization of female teachers; teaching broadened educational and employment opportunities for women.
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