• THEN AND NOW: 6 classes US public schools rarely offer anymore - and what they've been replaced with

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Just as back-to-school fashions go in and out of style, different classes offered in schools rise and decline in popularity over the years. The basics like math, science, and language arts aren't going anywhere, but other parts of school curricula continue to adapt to changing technologies and student needs.
    Here are six once-popular classes and school activities that aren't usually offered anymore in the US - and what they've been replaced with. Cursive handwriting is no longer necessary.
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