Take a look back in history with this TakePart infographic that compares public education in the 1950s to public education today. Find out how much a teacher made in 1950 and which children’s books were on the bestseller list. Check out what education milestone changed the course of history and what classroom technologies were considered innovative 62 years ago. There has been a lot that has changed since 1950, however America’s public education system has a long way to go.

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America’s Schools in the 1950s vs. Today

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Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders' Zone, a construction / home improvement portal. Follow +Irma Wallace on Google + as well as Twitter.

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