Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Web Site. Early American public schools did not include science as a basic feature. The purpose of the early school was to promote literacy-defined to include only reading and numeracy. The first high schools primarily existed to prepare students for the clergy or law. Typical science courses were elective and included such technology courses as navigation, surveying, and agriculture. Not until the turn of the twentieth century did the current science program begin to form.
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