Primary school

1802

The term grade school is sometimes used in the US, although this term may refer to both primary education and secondary education. The term primary school is derived from the French ├ęcole primaire, which was first used in an English text in 1802.

1870

In Canada, "elementary school" almost everywhere refers to Grades 1 through 6; with Kindergarten being referred to as "preschool." ===Elementary schools=== Though often used as a synonym, "elementary school" has specific meanings in different locations. Elementary schools also known as Board Schools were first established in England and Wales in 1870 by the Forster Act (Elementary Education Act 1870).

1875

It also emphasized equal access to education and established high standards and accountability. Elementary schools in Japan were first established by 1875.

1940

Most of these schools became primary schools in the late 1940s, following the historic compromise in the 1944 Education Act. Elementary school (United States): were first promoted in 1647 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

1944

Most of these schools became primary schools in the late 1940s, following the historic compromise in the 1944 Education Act. Elementary school (United States): were first promoted in 1647 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

1965

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 was designed to fund primary and secondary education.

2003

For example, the province of Ontario also had a "Grade 13," designed to help students enter the workforce or post-secondary education, but this was phased out in the year 2003. ===Primary schools=== In most parts of the world, primary education is the first stage of compulsory education, and is normally available without charge, but may also be offered by fee-paying independent schools.

2014

Government ministries continue to press for the 'minimum' space and cost standards to be reduced. The UK government published this downwardly revised space formula for primary schools in 2014.




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