So my daughter comes home from school today devastated. She ran straight to her room and cried. I asked her what was wrong and she told me the school board is cutting the music program to give MORE money to the sports program!!! And not just music but drama, home ec and art as well! I am up in arms about this. I will be approaching the school board at the next meeting because this is unacceptable. The football team already takes a travel bus with TV's and everything to every game. Why do they need MORE of the school's budget for equipment?! RIDE A YELLOW SCHOOL BUS LIKE EVERYONE ELSE! I'm not going to say that sports are not important because they are. They teach teamwork, respect and trust. But why should we sacrifice the arts which teach our children creativity, freedom of thought, more complex thought, and team work. It also promotes learning ability and gives children a creative outlet to express what they're feeling. Drama teaches empathy and shows you how to see both sides of a story by taking on the roles. The arts inspire passion and feeling and individuality. I'm not saying get rid of sports, but why should we have to sacrifice all the wonderful and important things our kids learn through music to make the football players more comfortable?
Would you be furious if you found out it was being cut from your schools?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:35 PM on Mar. 29, 2011 in Teens (13-17)
Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
I work at a High School.... I'd have to say Anon above it probably correct!!!
Answer by Crafty26 at 10:45 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
Answer by MOM2DYLnHAYLEE at 10:39 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
Answer by musicpisces at 10:39 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
Answer by LittleBirdFly at 10:44 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
Answer by Anonymous at 10:44 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
Answer by vbruno at 10:49 PM on Mar. 29, 2011
Answer by JLS2388 at 6:27 AM on Mar. 30, 2011
Answer by 4EqltyMom at 12:32 PM on Mar. 30, 2011