WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Schoolchildren visiting the Reed School

LEARN YOUR LESSON


LEARN YOUR LESSON:
PUBLIC EDUCATION IN AMERICA

Step downstairs to discover the history behind the concept of public school and the one-room schools in Wisconsin like Reed School. Reed School is an example of the estimated 6000 one-room schools that once dotted the rural landscape of Wisconsin. Hear recordings of past student and teacher recollections of their time spent here, both learning and teaching.

DISCOVER THE HISTORY BEHIND THE ONE-ROOM SCHOOLS