Here's another reality: Our school districts must cut, cut, cut. What typically rises to the top of the chopping list? Arts programs.Read the rest of Matthew's article here.
We could be headed for quite a conundrum. If the arts, as many hope, become increasingly important to Pueblo's economic development, in just another decade or two we could be faced with a generation that has little concept of them. In that situation, it's difficult to imagine how the torch would stay lit.
July 15, 2011
If the arts are so important to economic development why is arts education on the school budget chopping block?
Amy Matthews, a writer for the Pueblo Chieftain, has written about a conundrum communities and school districts face nationwide. The following is an excerpt from her piece published earlier this week: