Archive for June 28, 2013
Taking art classes in school is a lot of fun for students who have a creative bent to their personalities. They say that kids who take art classes are 3 times more likely to have a perfect attendance record at their school. Kids who take art classes are less likely to drop out of school when they are teenagers too. They also get awards for academic excellence 4 times more often than students who do not take art classes. In addition, students who take art classes do better in math and science than students who do not. Each year the federal government sets aside about $250 million for the subject of art in America’s public schools and the “No Child Left Behind Act” recognizes art as a core academic subject. Art education for children leads to art loving adults.
If you are an adult art lover you no doubt have a