This is an overhead that discusses the expansion of public education at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. It is simple, colorful, engaging and includes key terms. It is very appropriate for special education students, English language learners, and students who struggle with grade level material generally. It was created to go along with Chapter 8, Sec. 2 of the textbook "The Americans:Reconstruction to the 21st Century, published by McDougal Littell.