Art Related Tags: Community Bulletin Board More Related Discussions Sheila Hoyt Posted 12/20/2009 6:50AM | Last Commented 06/11/2014 7:01PM 1 Reply 2278 Views How can we get the arts back into public high schools...not only back, but taken seriously? Sign in to vote! Sign in to Flag as Spam Share 1 Share Comments (1 Reply)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS Newest Related Discussions Posted 12/22/2009 12:35pm Mark MoranCEO of company that teaches students how to use the Web effectively. Most famous artists, musicians, dancers, etc. were first exposed to their craft at a young age, often in school. Create a campaign that highlights ten such artists, and explain that if schools don't have the arts, then the world won't have artists such as these. Here is a good example; an article about famed composer Giacomo Puccini, who was born to become a church organist but realized his true destiny after he walked 13 miles with his brother to see Aida. http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/profiles/p/giacomo-puccini.html Sign in to vote! article The Big List of Educational Grants and ResourcesLast comment 2 days 7 hours ago in Community Partnerships article Weekly Update: Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and ConferencesLast comment 1 month 1 week ago in Community Bulletin Board Discussion Survey on Google Chromebooks - Chance to Win an iPadLast comment 5 days 2 hours ago in Community Bulletin Board Discussion Funding opportunity/CFP: Announcing the Trust Challenge, the fifth HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning CompetitionLast comment 6 days 3 hours ago in Community Bulletin Board Discussion Engage students in great literature through actingLast comment 6 days 21 hours ago in Community Bulletin Board Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion. Sign in using social networks Or sign in here: Email address * Password * Forgot your password?