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6 Fun Facts About School(s) and Learning

Updated: Feb 10, 2019

Did you know that classes have been going on since Christ's time? In fact, he was the teacher! When St. Mary was looking for her son, she found him in the temple preaching. He had his own class at a young age! We can't forget about the times he taught his disciples!

Did you know that the first school founded was in 1635? Bonus points if you can figure out by who!

Did you know that Horace Mann is the one credited for beginning the education system in 1837? Pretty cool, right!

Did you know that there are 60 all-female colleges in the country, but only 4 all-male?

The Ivy League is formed by 8 colleges: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, The University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Princeton University, and Yale University.

Did you know that there are actual Coptic Orthodox Schools in Australia similar to the concept of the Catholic Schools we have here? There they are well-rounded in the Coptic Culture/Faith and academics.

#facts #history #trivia

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