Arts Literacy: Why We Must Change The Tune
Arts Literacy: Why We Must Change The Tune - At the end of last year, educators across the U.S. celebrated as President Barack Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which included for the first time a nod to the power of the arts in creating a well-rounded education.
While we have the rare opportunity to make arts education shine brighter than ever, we have a long road ahead of us. The arts have been whittled away at in public schools for over two generations, especially in urban areas deeply affected by budget cuts. As a result, we’ve created an entire generation that is artistically illiterate. huffingtonpost.com