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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 In 1880, American high schools were preparatory academies for colleges. High schools started reaching out to become community centers. In 1890 the number of students was 200,0007% of youths aged 14 to 17 were enrolled. 1880-1890 1892 In 1892, the National Education Association established the Committee of Ten. It recommended twelve years of schooling-- eight years of elementary education followed by four years of high school. They decided that "every subject which is taught at all in a secondary school should be taught in the same way and to the same extent to every pupil so long as he pursues it, no matter what the probable destination of the pupil may be, or at what point his education is to cease." By 1920 almost 2,000,000 students were enrolled32% of youths aged 14-17. School sports were added and gymnasiums were built that attracted big crowds to watch the games and events. 1920 In 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act passed as a part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty. It provided funds for primary and secondary education. The bill aimed to provide every child with an equal opportunity to achieve an prestigious education. 1965 1910 In 1910, secondary schools had been transformed to integrate core elements of the common school system. 1,000,000 students were enrolled. Vocational education was added, as a mechanism to train the technicians and skilled workers needed due to the Industrial Revolution. In 1954 the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education made desegregation of elementary and high schools mandatory. The enrollment rates of secondary schools in the United States were around 80% 1954 The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 required all public schools receiving federal funding to administer a statewide standardized test annually to all students. Standards-based education allows students to graduate based on their academic achievement, rather than just completing 12 years of school. This also ensures that all students graduating have achieved the standards set by the state. 2001 Secondary Education in the United States _the_United_States n_in_the_United_States#HistoryNational Education Association of the United States. Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies. (1894). Report of the Committee of ten on secondary school studies: with the reports of the conferences arranged by the committee. Pub. for the National Education Association by the American Book Co.. p. 17.
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