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Raised in Wauwatosa and Menomonee Falls, Simek earned a bachelor’s degree in home economics from Mount Mary College before becoming a food technologist at Butter Buds Food Ingredients in Racine in 1986.
Joan taught home economics in Stamford, Los Angeles and New Britain and later was an admissions counselor and coordinator of Financial Aid at St. Joseph College in West Hartford.
Concerns such as social work and home economics, in which women tended to specialise, were sidelined.
And so to add more cleaning and more tidying and organizing tips into these home economic classes.
But one thing is that in Japan, most schools have home economics as a class.
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HOME ECONOMICS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of home economics for English Language Learners
: a subject or class that teaches cooking, sewing, and other skills that are useful in the home
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