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Let's Make Home Economics Classes Mandatory for Kids Again So They Have Real-World Skills

How can we expect our children to tackle the real world when they can't even cook themselves a meal?

Home economics classes may have been popular in the past, but over time, more and more schools have reduced funding for or simply discontinued these classes. Now, it appears that educational institutions are only concerned about the theoretical parts of learning - SAT scores, AP classes, and grades. While a student may be able to solve a super complex math problem, that doesn't exactly prepare them for the real world. What about taxes? Cooking? Cleaning? With the erasure of home economics classes, we're leaving our children stranded without the skills they need to survive in the real world and eventually run a household by themselves one day.