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By Eliminating the Arts, We Are Undermining Our Founders’ Vision of America

Today’s guest post comes to us from Huffington Post contributor Nicholas Ferroni.

…All the founders, even Washington who was not as formally educated as the others, had love, respect and passion for philosophy, art and music, three subjects that are the basis for all humanities courses.

Turnaround Arts Initiative

There was a headline or two last week that you may have missed: something about celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Alfre Woodard helping school kids.

“That’s nice,” you may have said to yourself as you scanned the headlines. But what you may not have realized is that this initiative could be the start of something BIG for arts education in America.