ELEMENTARY ARTS EDUCATION
Children in Alachua County elementary schools may get the chance to revisit music class or take a trip to an art museum. The first meeting of a newly formed advisory board took place Monday afternoon to find out what can be done to bring arts back into the classroom.
"I see the sadness in the childrens' eyes when they pass an empty art room," said Sandra Clifton, a second grade teacher at Glens Springs Elementary School. She also said that it is hard for her to see her students asking about art class.
But this may change. The newly created advisory board made up of teachers, commissioners, and media specialists, just had its first meeting to build a foundation for generations of musicians and artists to come. For more on this story please see video:
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