You are unexpectedly selected to become Minister of Education, and your first task is to re-organise the entire country's school curriculum. What do you scrap, and what do you promote? Here's a few of my own thoughts.
OUT: Learning the dates of wars, sovereigns, or revolutions.
All foreign languages other than Latin and French.
IN: Chicken (anatomy, husbandry, and cuisine).
How to find a good Tailor.
I could go on but they'd have lessons until midnight, as well as all weekend.