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What was the result of the education reform movement in the 19th century?

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There were various changes brought about by the educational reform movement of the 1800s. One of the areas of change involved the efforts of Horace Mann. Horace Mann believed teachers needed to be trained. He started the "normal school" that was basically a school of education for teachers. Teachers would be trained in the art of teaching in the normal school. Horace Mann also wanted to improve the curriculum and lengthen the school year. The school year increased from three months to six months. He...

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