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Arts Education in New York City Schools: Doing More with Much Less????

From today’s City Room, by Anna Phillips: Even Before Layoffs, Schools Lost 135 Arts Teachers

And, before that, there was successive years of steep declines in funding for arts supplies and cultural partnerships.

New York City spends $2 per student on arts supplies. I know suburban districts on Long Island and Westchester that spend about $18.

Click here to read the report.

Reading and math teachers are expected to be cut at a much lower rate.

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