A measuring stick for how well we are educating our kids

This is what it took to pass the 8th grade in 1895. Let’s use this as a measuring stick for how well we are educating our kids.

Remember when grandparents and great-grandparents stated that they only had an 8th-grade education? Well, check this out. Could any of us have passed the 8th grade in 1895?

This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 in┬áSalina, Kansas, USA… It was taken from the original document on file at the Smokey Valley Genealogical Society and Library in Salina, and reprinted by the┬áSalina Journal.

An 1895 8th Grade Final Exam: I Couldn’t Pass It. Could You?

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