Food for Thought: Should We Bring Back Home Ec Class?
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I think I may have been one of the last classes that attended a true home economics class in junior high school, where we learned everything from cooking, sewing, embroidery, nutrition, finances and how to change a flat tire. And for those who are wondering—yes, the class was most definitely co-ed! I was shocked to learn, however, that most American junior and high schools have phased out the home economics program due to budget cuts and lack of interest. READ MORE »