08/14/2012 04:30 EDT

New High School Classes: Ideas For Classes We Wish We'd Had


There are certain life skills you just don't learn in school -- and lately, we've been wondering why not. After all, while math abilities and history lessons are certainly important components of our education, there are other practical skills we could use as part of our knowledge backbone.

As we enter into another back-to-school season, we started thinking -- what classes would be have added to our high school curricula, given what we now know we require as adults? The results were varied, and in the case of some, already existed at particularly forward-thinking institutions (computer programming, anyone?).

SEE: 11 high school classes we wish we'd had at our schools. Have your own idea for a great high school class? Let us know in the comments below!

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