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horace mann


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Noun horace mann has 1 sense
  1. Mann, Horace Mann - United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)
    --1 is a kind of educator, pedagogue

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Horace Mann

Definition: Horace Mann was an American educational reformer and politician. He is often referred to as the "Father of the Common School" for his efforts to promote public education and improve education standards in the United States during the mid-19th century.

Part of Speech: Proper noun

Senses and Usages:

  1. Sense: Educational Reformer

    Example Sentence: Horace Mann played a crucial role in advocating for equal educational opportunities for all children.

  2. Sense: Politician

    Example Sentence: Horace Mann served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and later became the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education.

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