Info about Horace Mann
By: Seth Simon
Entry into adult hood for Horace Mann
When he reached the age of 20, he entered college and became suited for many jobs including a tutor for Latin, Greek and a librarian. In 1830, Horace Mann married Charlotte Messer, who was the daughter of the president of the Brown University. Unfortunately, she died 2 years later on August 1st, 1836 .In 1843, he married Mary Tyler Peabody. The couple accompanied Samuel Gridley Howe and Julia Ward Howe on a dual honeymoon to Europe.
Accomplishments of Horace Mann
Before Horace Mann served as Senator, the Massachusetts education system was suffering and the quality of education was starting to get even worse. Before the reform that he made; there were small rural schools, untrained teachers, and limitation in educational opportunities. As a result of Horace Mann's, reform movement, the first board of education was organized with Mann as the Leader of the board. This made schools much better. So to recap, One of horace Mann's accomplishments was that he became Leader of the first School Board of Education.