Lilia Slavova
Lilia Slavova

I am teaching outreach program it the kids for Hoffman Boston in Arlington, VA.The kids benefit so much.But I was optimistic (WAW) and pressed 39%.Lilia, Lilia , you were so wrong.So sad!

Brigit Haucke
Brigit Haucke

They are heading in that same direction to take writing classes away too. This is the governments way in continuing to dummy everyone down. Writing, arts, etc... all ways of expressing our feelings, communicating, getting our words out to the public... think about it.

Mario Giorno
Mario Giorno

Are you f***ing kidding me? That's pathetic.

Randal Gist
Randal Gist

Sheesh... I suppose that it should not surprise me, I knew it wouldn't be 82%, but somehow, I thought that it would be more than 4%. Pitiful. The Humanities are being neglected at an increasingly wider rate--much to society's loss.

Lynn B. Sanders
Lynn B. Sanders

Having an arts education is so crucial... it's giving youth a soulful way of expressing themselves... building confidence and self-esteem. How do we do more for our children?

Heidi Nast
Heidi Nast

Pathetic...our children are not getting the exposure they require at such an impressionable age. Even if they never become "an artist" the reality is when they grow up the chances of appreciating the arts will be harder for them to enjoy and support.

Karen Hall-Gist
Karen Hall-Gist

Doesn't surprise me. When I was in school, my school district considered drama/theatre very important and I took classes in Junior High and High School but nothing was offered in elementary school like that!

Ibrahim Alade Usman
Ibrahim Alade Usman
  • Karen Hall-Gist

time flies and things fall apart ....

Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson

This is definitely worth taking a look at. And friends like Missie and Sean-Edward and other friends who are in theater will find it more interesting/ sad.

Mary-Margaret Walker
Mary-Margaret Walker

I agree with you Gina and I sent this to all of my friends and colleagues as well!

Frank Clark
Frank Clark

Damn, I was hoping it wasn't that bad.

Kristen Engebretsen
Kristen Engebretsen
  • Frank Clark

Lest we become too discouraged, here are three stats from the Navigator to encourage arts supporters: 93% of Americans agree that the arts are a vital part of a well-rounded education; 96% of elementary schools offer music; and at-risk kids who participate in the arts are 5x more likely to graduate from high school!

Ibrahim Alade Usman
Ibrahim Alade Usman
  • Frank Clark

Kristen Engebretsen what is the solution ?

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