“So what is the solution? How can we improve the performance of our students? On one side we have public schools with strong unions and on the other side we have corporations running charter schools, which you say are exploiting teachers. What’s the solution?”
Art Education? Why? This question is an important one for a society in which there is much to be done toward the appreciation and teaching of art. Is it really a waste of time for our students? Is it a subject that just tears them away for forty-five to fifty minutes from their core subjects? Or is it a subject that provides our students with some specific skills?