The fact old people call reading, writing and arithmetic the 3 R's doesn't speak well to how things were taught back then.Great answer !!!!
The 3 R's are not nonsense.
Neither are the basics; because if you don't have the basic knowledge how you gonna survive???
I find it sad that today's kids can't read let alone understand the Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Oh; another thing that is coming back that was cut in Common Core ... history and Social Studies !!!!
Also rather amusing millennials are doing a better job saving for retirement than boomers did by most measurements.
Boomers - "Millennials are so ignorant for supporting socialism and single payer healthcare" *said whilst collecting Social Security and having Medicare pay their health bills.
Did I stir the pot enough? Us Gen X'ers like watching you two cohorts bitch at each other