Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Arts are Important

‎2009 HSA , (High School Assessment) test, 96% of Baltimore School for the Arts Grade 12 students met or exceeded standards in Biology. This is higher than Baltimore City Public Schools District average of 59%, higher than Maryland state average of 83% TaDa ! Arts are important to a child’s development. How can we continue to let this happen, our Baltimore City children are being thrown underneath the yellow bus !

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Why Dance is so important

Dance should be an integral component of a comprehensive education for the same reasons that math, history, language arts, social studies, and science are essential to education. Each subject taught to students helps them to learn who they are, how they interact with others in the world, and how they fit into history

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Children need to have creative expression. Art helps develop a child’s critical thinking and decision –making-skills. Dance builds confidence and serves as a great asset for self-esteem