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10 Things School Kids Today Don't Have To Put Up With

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School as an institution has changed pretty drastically since the time most of us were in it. While we laugh about new things like participation awards and zero tolerance policies, there's also a bunch of things, like these 10, that we're pretty sure kids are better off without.

The sound of chalk and erasers on a chalkboard

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The singularly loudest sound on Earth when you're trying to do math

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Fleeing in terror from one of these thrown straight at your face

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Jotting things things down before the teacher switched a slide on one of these things

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When THIS was the best way to find things in the library

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These next few are a real nostalgia trip...

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