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Department of Education


1864

William Ryland White was named first state superintendent of free schools

Other events that happened on or around 1864

1908

Legislature replaced the Board of Examiners with state Board of Education

Other events that happened on or around 1908

1910

The Department of Education increased to five divisions

Other events that happened on or around 1910

1919

Legislature abolished first board and created a seven-member Board of Education

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1946

Proposed amendment to make the Board of Education a constitutional body

Other events that happened on or around 1946

1958

Amendment was passed to change the structure of the nine-member Board of Education making it a constitutional body

Other events that happened on or around 1958


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