-The significance of this reform was to have more children receive the education that they deserved
-Basically at this point in time only the rich children were getting a good education while the poor children would maybe go to school 10 weeks out of the year.
-The education reform changed that so that ALL children would get an equal education
-This created public schools
-Aka “Father of American public schools”
-Wanted every child to get an equal education so he led the education reformation and pushed for public schooling.