Founders Blog – Arts Education is a Civil Rights Issue

Founders Blog – Arts Education is a Civil Rights Issue
The arts opportunity gap is widest for children in high-poverty schools,” “This is absolutely an equity issue and a civil rights issue. — Secretary of Education, Arne DuncanThis is exactly why Art Works believes in the necessity of our At School After School Program so deeply.The children who attend the four elementary schools we partner with live in a county that does not allocate an art teacher for every school – or even every two schools. Prince George’s County art teachers are “rovers” who visit several schools in… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013By Barbara Johnson
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