3 STORIES THAT REVEAL HOW IMPORTANT ARTS EDUCATION REALLY IS
3 STORIES THAT REVEAL HOW IMPORTANT ARTS EDUCATION REALLY IS - The arts have always had a secondary place in K-12 learning. If you doubt that statement, think of the first programs to go whenever budget cuts are implemented – music, fine arts and even physical fitness which includes dance. I’ve yet to hear of a school board or administrators discussing the way cutting math programs could help the school’s bottom line. There is a hierarchy of academics in America, and arts education tends to fall pretty low on the totem pole.
Let’s look at three notable events that show the state of arts education in America and what that reveals about our society. www.theedadvocate.org