Name the first American public-school system supported by direct taxation. (The answer will be included with next week's quiz.)
Answer to last week's quiz: Maria Montessori, the Italian educator who originated the method of teaching that bears her name, died on May 6, 1952, at the age of 81. John Dewey, a leader of the progressive-education movement and regarded by many as the foremost educator of his day, died 26 days later at the age of 92.
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