The Story of American Public Education
Honor American Education Week by perusing this celebration of universal education
and the role it has played in the democratization of our country. This PBS site is divided into sections that explore many facets of the history and continuing change in public education. Read about some of the hot issues in education, school choice, bilingual education, and high-stakes testing. Also find biographies of visionaries in public education. The evolving classroom is a fascinating section that shows how the nitty-gritty of the physical components of school has changed.