1854 --  Alabama public school system created

Artist: Savannah Cowen
School: Forest Avenue, Montgomery

"1854 -- Alabama public school system created"

1854 February 15: Alabama Public School Act creates first state-wide education system by providing funding for schools and establishing office of State Superintendent of Education.

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Created: October 11, 2007
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