High school (North America)

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High school, or highschool in the United States and Canada, is the education students receive from approximately 14 to 18 years old.wikipedia
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Secondary school

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Most comparable to secondary schools, high schools generally deliver phase three of the ISCED model of education.
Some secondary schools provide both lower secondary education and upper secondary education (levels 2 and 3 of the ISCED scale), but these can also be provided in separate schools, as in the American middle and high school system.

Education in the United States

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The Royal High School was used as a model for the first public high school in the United States, Boston Latin School, founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1635.
Children are usually divided by age groups into grades, ranging from kindergarten (5–6-year olds) and first grade for the youngest children, up to twelfth grade (17–18 years old) as the final year of high school.

SAT

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The SAT is typically taken by high school juniors and seniors.

Block scheduling

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Under a traditional American schedule, pupils in a high school will study seven subjects a day for 45 minutes for each day of the week for a semester.

Twelfth grade

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It is also the last year of compulsory secondary education, or "high school".

United States

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High school, or highschool in the United States and Canada, is the education students receive from approximately 14 to 18 years old.

Canada

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High school, or highschool in the United States and Canada, is the education students receive from approximately 14 to 18 years old.

International Standard Classification of Education

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Most comparable to secondary schools, high schools generally deliver phase three of the ISCED model of education.

North America

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In North America, most high schools include grades nine through twelve.

Middle school

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Students attend them following junior high school (middle school).

Royal High School, Edinburgh

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The first institution labeled as a "high school" was Edinburgh's Royal High School in Scotland, which was founded in 1505.

Scotland

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The first institution labeled as a "high school" was Edinburgh's Royal High School in Scotland, which was founded in 1505.

Boston Latin School

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The Royal High School was used as a model for the first public high school in the United States, Boston Latin School, founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1635.

Boston

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The Royal High School was used as a model for the first public high school in the United States, Boston Latin School, founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1635.

Massachusetts

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The Royal High School was used as a model for the first public high school in the United States, Boston Latin School, founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1635.

Dedham Public Schools

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Boston Latin School was initially a private school, so although it did become the first public high school, a school system in Dedham, Massachusetts was the first to be supported by public taxation.

The New England Primer

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The colony ordered in the English Protestant Tutor, retitled as The New England Primer, to be used as a textbook, and the tuition was written by and had a Calvinist tone.

Calvinism

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The colony ordered in the English Protestant Tutor, retitled as The New England Primer, to be used as a textbook, and the tuition was written by and had a Calvinist tone.

Thomas Jefferson

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Over a century later in 1779, Thomas Jefferson proposed the opening of new secondary schools to provide segregated secondary schools with different tracks in his words for "the laboring(sic) and the learned."

Continental Congress

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In 1785, before the U.S. Constitution was ratified, the Continental Congress passed a law calling for a survey of the "Northwest Territory" which included what was to become the state of Ohio.

State school

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The Royal High School was used as a model for the first public high school in the United States, Boston Latin School, founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1635.

Monitorial System

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These schools were run on the Lancasterian system, in which one "master" taught hundreds of students in a single room.

Agrarianism

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Society was moving from an agrarian model with small independent plots to an industrial one, where workers needed to be literate and numerate.

Little Rock, Arkansas

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After many years of advocacy, in 1957, federal court ordered the integration of Little Rock, Arkansas public schools.

Arkansas

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After many years of advocacy, in 1957, federal court ordered the integration of Little Rock, Arkansas public schools.