Evaluating our Education: America's Thoughts on School Subjects [Infographic]

The majority of us have gone through the K-12 education system, and have studied many school subjects along the way—some may have interested us, others, maybe not. A recent Gallup study shows that mathematics is considered to the most "valuable" subject to the most Americans, while home economics, theology and foreign languages are all considered the least valuable. Check out this infographic to learn more about which subjects we value the most, which have stayed with us the longest and which ones we consider unimportant.

You probably remember which subjects in school you liked or disliked. How do your feelings measure up to this infographic? Tell us in the comments below. 


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Jennifer is a Content Marketing Specialist at Collegis Education who researches and writes articles on behalf of Rasmussen College. She is passionate about learning and higher education and enjoys writing engaging content to help current and future students on their path to a rewarding education.

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