Give Now  »

Moment of Indiana History

Posts tagged education

April 15, 2013


Advocating For Better Schools

in 1840, 1 in every 10 white citizens in Indiana above the age of 21 could neither read nor write, an illiteracy rate matching that of Mississippi.

October 11, 2010


Neighborhood Church, Living Monument

While children learned their letters in the basement, Terre Haute's Allen Chapel was home to another sort of underground activity.

February 7, 2005


Lincoln’s Sum Book

Abraham Lincoln was a studious young man, though by his own account he had less than a year of formal schooling. A rare artifact from Abe’s school days in Indiana is from a student notebook.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Moment of Indiana History:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Moment of Indiana History

Search Moment of Indiana History

WFIU is on Twitter