We must keep that edge, and to do so we need to begin renewing the basics--starting with our educational system.
But they either can't, or won't, take the time to learn the basics of the field they want to excel in.
This nation will not go back to the days of simply shuffling children along from grade to grade without them learning the basics.
Production of the basics had become so profuse that poverty in the old sense of the word had become nonsensical.
It is hovering on the borders of a region containing this planet we are to land on—a region operating on other basics.
This Nation will not go back to the days of simply shuffling children along from grade to grade without them learning the basics.
Parents have a right to know whether their children are mastering the basics.
That was one of the basics they had lost, years ago—their belief that life would arise on any planet capable of supporting it.
All skills begin with the basics of reading and math, which are supposed to be learned in the early grades of our schools.
He sketched quickly on the layout pad, first in greys, then filling in with the three basics.
basics "rudiments or fundamentals of anything," by 1934, from basic. Phrase back-to-basics was in use by 1975.