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10 once-popular classrooms items that are becoming obsolete

From rolling TV carts to the art of cursive writing, here are the things we remember from school that are becoming or have become obsolete.

Coding will soon be compulsory at primary schools – but the class has actually been available since 2014

Students will learn core computational thinking and coding concepts through programming-based lessons, and get exposed to emerging technologies like AI. 
High school graduation.

New York high school students held a ‘silent graduation’ to help a classmate with autism

The graduating class at Carmel High School stood together in silence so their fellow classmate, who's hypersensitive to sound, felt comfortable.

This brother and sister duo are selling fireworks to pay for college

The ever-increasing cost of college has forced some students to get creative. One brother-sister duo decided to open a firework store.

Here’s what LGBT Gen Z students want in their future employers — and where they want to work

The next generation of LGBT students know what they want in the workplace, and they're not afraid to be vocal about it.

A Texas prosecutor charged 216 high-school students with making school threats in just 3 months, fearing another Parkland shooting

Harris County's chief juvenile prosecutor said many of the students' charges were reduced or dropped after prosecutors looked into the cases.

A college graduate with $30,000 in debt fled the US to avoid paying back his student loans

Chad Albright, 39, left the US for China in 2011, four years after graduating from Millersville University in Millersville, Pennslyvania.

Under a new law, students in the Philippines must plant 10 trees before they can graduate elementary, high school and college

"While we recognise the right of the youth to a balanced and healthy ecology... there is no reason why they cannot be made to contribute."
Appeal to the Great Spirit 1909 equestrian statue by Cyrus Dallin outside the Museum of Fine Arts.

A Boston museum publicly apologized after a group of black students on a field trip said they were told, ‘No food, no drink, no watermelon’...

Officials from the Museum of Fine Arts published an open letter apologizing for the experience and vowing to investigate what happened.
Mason High School in Ohio.

A high school in Ohio says it’s doing away with valedictorians to make mental health a priority — and experts think its a game-changing po...

Mason High School in Ohio has stopped awarding students titles of valedictorian or salutatorian to reduce competition and improve mental health.