The History of Education in America Getting ready to go back to school ? Test your knowledge on the history of education in the United States! 10 Questions by History_by_Kahoot 07/31/2018 answers Play Opened in 1635, what was the first-ever school in what is now the United States? The New Jersey Science School The New York Arts School The Boston Latin School The Philadelphia Grammar School Which American city was the first to open a public high school in 1821? Boston New York Philadelphia Washington DC When was the first law passed in the United States that made education mandatory? 1852 1700 1915 1927 … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.