Do you ever look back on your years in school and ask: "Why in the world did I need to know that?" Many of us have and let's be real; if you're asking that, chances are you're right.

Did the school system fail us as a society?

Whether it's math or dissecting a frog, unless you're incorporating that knowledge into your present-day career, some of those lessons were forgotten before you left school for the day. While some of us are fortunate enough to homeschool our kids, some of us don't have any choices outside of public school.

So, what should we be teaching kids in school?

We asked you what subjects you feel our schools should be teaching our kids and your answers made a lot of sense... almost too much sense (if there is such a thing). Do you think any of our schools will implement these subjects in one way or another into lesson plans? What would you add to the list?

8 Subjects Idaho Schools Need To Teach For The Upcoming Year

While we love and support our teachers, the people of Boise have strong opinions on the things our Idaho schools should be teaching our students. What would you add to the list for kids to learn in the 2023-2024 school year?

Just because we're critiquing the subjects and curriculum doesn't mean we don't respect our teachers - we do! As a matter of fact, we feel like our teachers deserve higher pay... especially if we're going to be throwing out subjects that they should be teaching our kids. Let's look at how Idaho teachers are among the lowest paid in the country...

Idaho Teachers Are Among The Lowest Paid in the Country

Teachers in Idaho aren't compensated nearly as well as they could be in surrounding states according to WorldPopulationReview.com.

Speaking of raises for teachers, can we talk about an Idaho teacher who went viral for their amazing strength? Go ahead. We dare you to tell this teacher that he doesn't deserve a raise.

Idaho Teachers Are Among The Lowest Paid in the Country

Teachers in Idaho aren't compensated nearly as well as they could be in surrounding states according to WorldPopulationReview.com.

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