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Life 101: What The Loss Of Home Economics Has Done To Our Culture

Changing priorities pushed Home Ec. out of American schools. Here’s why it needs to make a comeback — before we lose our most valuable skills.

red wall of mops trying to clean home economics education

Americans have a habit of getting ahead of themselves. We think big, dream big, and aim high, often without…



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Emily Sinclair Montague

Author & Full-Time Writer. Embracing life’s chaos one word at a time. Get in touch at (or don’t, but I love the attention)!