Early colonists often came due to religious persecution.
On their arrival, early colonists met highly developed civilizations that were already here.
Early colonists persecuted Native peoples.
Early colonists were, somehow rather odd.
Differences in race.
Differences in religion.
Differences in social class.
Differences in gender.
New religious differences.
Many new students with disabilities.
The effort of young women to attend higher education.
The influx of large numbers of immigrants between 1870 and 1920.
Immigrant groups should become "American" as fast as possible.
Immigrant groups are entitled to maintain their distinctions within the larger society.
Immigrant groups are a threat to the stability of the nation.
Immigrant groups should be ignored.
Oversee plantations after the Civil War.
Help newly freed slaves move west.
Assist in the transition of former slaves to free status.
Create laws regarding financing of public works.
Plessy v. Ferguson.
Lau v. Nichols.
Brown v. Board of Education.
Wisconsin v. Yoder.
Made bilingual education programs illegal.
Provided funding for bilingual education programs.
Mandated three years of bilingual education for LEP students.
Mandated that each child in public schools be taught in his or her first language.
The No Child Left Behind Act (2001).
The Education of All Handicapped Children Act (1976).
Title IX of the Education Amendments (1972).
Improving test scores for all children.
Removing prayer from public schools.
Access and equity in public education.
Equal funding of schools.