Are You smarter than an Eighth Grader? 1912 Edition

Mental Floss:
For most of us, eighth grade is a stew of awkward memories: pimples, doodles, and straight-armed slow dances. But for students 100 years ago, it was probably their last year at school. Thanks to mandatory schooling laws established a decade earlier, kids in Kentucky could stop attending class at 14 years old.

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