RT [@BrianRoemmele](https://twitter.com/BrianRoemmele/status/1340885860401606657) It was 1967 and this 5th grade class at an inner-city classroom in Philadelphia were learning FORTRAN.

It was to become a 5th grade standard in all US schools by 1969.

It was deemed unnecessary and “not useful”.

Every student in this class went on to a university degree. https://t.co/TvgrTMam9o