Utah art program in danger of ending
on Thursday,December 02,2010 19:12
The arts are an important part of every school curriculum, but many districts lack the funding necessary to keep these programs in tact. A recent survey conducted by Dan Jones and Associates discovered that state-funded art programs across Utah are paying off, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program has been instituted in 50 schools across the state. Approximately 50 art specialists work with children to teach them about a variety of subjects, ranging from music to theater. All of the principals who were surveyed said that the program has been a positive influence on students. Nearly 86 percent of principals said that the program has helped student engagement.
However, despite the positive survey results, the program is in danger of coming to an end without more funding in the near future. It has been successful over the past three years, but needs $4 million more from the government to stay in operation. Similar programs are also requesting more funding, which could hurt the program's chances of staying afloat.
In 2008, more than 221,000 people held jobs in the art industry, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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