Zen Dance, Roman Travel Writing, or The Nature of Revenge? Available, respectively, at Dalton, St. Ann's, and Columbia Grammar, all of which are approaching $40,000 a year in annual tuition. (The most outrageous-sounding class at the similarly expensive Poly Prep in Brooklyn, at least according to the Times' rundown, is Mandarin, which actually is not a ridiculous thing to study at all.)
So children no longer have to wait until college to spend scads of their parents' money on classes with zero real-world application. Who says education isn't progressing in this country?