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Has education kept pace with the times, or is it missing the point?

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Just out of curiosity, I was drawn to a test given to teacher candidates in 1870. Candidates for Brainerd’s school board have been spelling out their platforms for election to the board. That election is just one week away. I wonder how many candidates running for the 181 board could pass a graduation test given to the class of 1870?

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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