[NASAFACS] Family and Consumer Sciences Article - A must read!

Theresa Golis theresa.golis at cte.idaho.gov
Fri Aug 23 11:36:52 MDT 2019

Thank you Eleanor -

I had this article come up on my Google Alert feed, but it was under a different title and URL (it has the same body of information I believe.

You're Useless. Your Kids Will Be Too. Blame Reagan.
Cameron LeBlanc     August 21, 2019

I agree with you 100%.  This is a great example as to why FCS is listed as an allowable use of Perkins funds.


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Subject: [NASAFACS] Family and Consumer Sciences Article - A must read!

Good Afternoon,
All I could say after reading this article, "My sentiments exactly." I want to share it with everyone I have an opportunity to speak to and thought maybe others of you would want to do the same.

No Life Skills: How America Abandoned Home Economics and 'Adulting'
A decades long shift toward preparing students to succeed in private industry has left multiple generations of high school graduates unprepared for life as an adult.

Eleanor R. Abel Glover Gladney, PhD
Education Associate
Office of Career and Technical Education
South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street Room 924
Columbia, SC 29201
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