Results for - School Days

2,269 voters participated in this survey

This is survey is about subjects you learned (or didn't) while in elementary, middle or high school.

1. Many schools in the USA are no longer teaching cursive. Did you learn cursive in elementary school?

Yes
84%
1,854 votes
No
16%
346 votes

2. Did you take driver's education as part of your high school? (This would be during school hours and did not cost money to take. This is not the modern driver's ed.)

Yes
40%
888 votes
No
60%
1,312 votes

3. Did you take cooking or baking classes while in middle school or high school? (This may have been included in many home economics classes)

Yes
62%
1,362 votes
No
38%
838 votes

4. Did you learn sewing or other arts and crafts while in middle or high school? (This may have been included in many home economics classes)

Yes
61%
1,333 votes
No
39%
867 votes

5. Did you take shop or a wood working class?

Yes
38%
842 votes
No
62%
1,358 votes

6. Do you think many younger people are missing out and not as knowledgeable about day to day things since schools are no teaching things like cooking, sewing, cursive and more?

Yes
80%
1,760 votes
No
8%
175 votes
Undecided
12%
265 votes

7. Do you think coding (for computer, electronics, etc.) should be a required high school class in today's world?

Yes
56%
1,237 votes
No
16%
357 votes
Undecided
28%
606 votes

8. Do you think it is the parents job or the schools job to teach things such as cooking, woodworking, sewing, and more?

It is the parents responsibility 100%
25%
547 votes
It is the schools responsibility 100%
10%
229 votes
It is the parents responsibility, only if the school is not teaching it
53%
1,161 votes
Other (please specify)
12%
263 votes

9. Does it worry you that there is a generation of kids growing up not learning cursive, who will not be able to sign their own name (on legal paperwork, for a credit card transaction, to get a loan, etc)?

Yes
72%
1,583 votes
No
28%
617 votes
09/21/2020 Education 2269 89 Anonymous

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