John Eggers: Do we still need school buildings?
Mr. Mercer and his son, Eric, were exploring a small piece of newly purchased property near Mizpah, Minn., in 2114. Hidden among a clump of wild roses and cedar trees were a pile of old boards and pieces of slate from a chalkboard. A field mouse, whose house was disturbed, ran into the weeds as Eric and his dad rummaged through the boards. Beneath the pile was a cement foundation.
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