An 1895 8th-grade exam from Salina, Kansas, provides vivid illustration of how far our schools have descended from “the 3 Rs” of reading, writing and arithmetic, to three very different R-words. Bill Whittle explains the consequences of re-focusing schools on indoctrination, an investment of learning time which holds little to no value in the marketplace. He adds a fourth R.
The Washington Post published the test a fews years ago:
Here’s the famous 1895 eighth-grade test from Kansas. See how you would do.
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