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What Will Education Be Like in 100 Years?

An author from 1900 has a compelling vision for education that includes free universities and in-school medical care for all students.

Back in 1900, author John Elfreth Watkins, Jr. published in The Ladies Home Journal a series of predictions for life in the 21st century. Watkins' many predictions, which include "How Children Will Be Taught," were discovered on Chris Wild's blog How to be a Retronaut:

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Extra Credit: Can Someone Bring Chile's Star Wars School to the States?

Welcome to the first-ever edition of Extra Credit, a daily roundup of noteworthy education stories.


Taking a cue from GOOD's Food and Environment editors (and myriad other online writers), I'm doing a daily roundup of all the intriguing and noteworthy education stories I came across in the course of a day, but didn't get around to writing about. Here's the first edition:

The esteemed Daniel Pink pokes holes in the ever popular idea that trying teacher pay to student standardized test results works.

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