With the growth of standardized testing in recent decades, America’s education system has increasingly removed classes in the visual, performing, and mechanical arts. In the latter category, the iconic shop class of America’s educational past is now a rarity in today’s schools.
But, if this viral newspaper clipping below is any indication, Americans want shop class back.
Dan is a former Senior Fellow at Intellectual Takeout. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas (MN), and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can find his academic work at Academia.edu.