How was school today?

How many times have you asked your kids, "How was school today?"  And, the predictable answer comes back, "fine." "Well, tell me about it.  How was math?  Science? Lunch, even?" "Boring, Mom.  Nothing happened." "Come on- there had to be at least one fun or interesting thing you learned, heard or saw today at school!" "Nope." Missouri 4th grade teacher, ...