Back To The Future? Looking Ahead At The Class Of 2029

NORTH TEXAS — As you smile with all those “first-day-of-school” pictures flooding your social feeds, we’ve got something that will make you feel how fast time goes.

The kids starting kindergarten will be in the class of 2029.

So, while you let that sink in, we thought of how much things can change in 18 years.

Think about it. Back in 1998, students who did have a cell phone dialed it up like this:

Nowadays, kids look at smart phones, more than they look at each other.  Technology moves so fast that the class of 2029 could be taught by teacher-bots.

Another factor?

Eighteen years ago,  the average tuition was a little over $3,000 a year.

Today, it’s over $9,000 a year and over $20,000 for out-of-state students.

So no telling what the future holds! Financial specialist, Clark  Hodges, says it’ll only go up from here.

“College education is obviously going to cost more, there’s no doubt about that,” he explained. “It’s going to grow anywhere from 5% to 10% percent annually.