Modern Day Equivalent: Education Reform
Today there are people still trying to improve the education system to help give more kids an education. Here are three organizations that are working hard for a improved educational system:
Education Reform Now: https://edreformnow.org/about-us/
This organization is working for new methods of teaching to students so they can get the best education and reorienting the education policy as a content, unlike right now where we give education based on the tight time and age for the students.
Students First: https://www.studentsfirst.org/OurMission
This is a non-profit organization that have one goal: to ensure that every child in the nation gets a chance to get into great schools with great teachers. They believe that every child can succeed in place in the right school environment.
School Reform Initiative: http://www.schoolreforminitiative.org/gallery/
This group focus' mainly on providing the best education to students in schools. They also work for educational excellence and equity.