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Are home economics classes still offered in public schools in the US?

  1. Sally's Trove profile image81
    Sally's Troveposted 7 years ago

    Are home economics classes still offered in public schools in the US?

    These would be classes in sewing and cooking.

  2. Jaynie2000 profile image93
    Jaynie2000posted 7 years ago

    They are in Wisconsin, but here we call them Family and Consumer Education (FCE).

  3. runrchic1 profile image69
    runrchic1posted 7 years ago

    It is a mandated class in New York for middle school students, but the class is now called Family and Consumer Sciences (FaCS).

  4. SnowRose profile image65
    SnowRoseposted 7 years ago

    In PA, only in middle school was it required for all students (male and female) to take two home economics courses (one pertaining to preparing and cooking a meal, and the second pertaining to sewing and mending garments).

  5. Ellarose92 profile image60
    Ellarose92posted 7 years ago

    In middle school its recommened but in highschool they have a diffirent version, the middle school and high school i went to was in virginia. I think the middle school version was more fun though!!

  6. Mr Tindle profile image79
    Mr Tindleposted 7 years ago

    They should be, but another question would be, what is the quality or do they have any value for the students. Schools teach history, science, and government, but it seems many students get out of high school without even a basic understanding.

    Also schools should teach, at the very least, basic micro and macro economics.

  7. profile image51
    Caesar Augustusposted 7 years ago

    Yes, but it is now commonly called Life Skills.

 
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