The Common School Movement used tax money to run public schools for white children of all gender and social status.

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Economic Ideologies┬ábased off of Mann’s Common School Movement:

Horace Mann believed that through an equal education for all students, the class gap (and the conflicts that came with it) would lessen. He also thought that everyone would benefit from equal education because all students have higher chances of future success.