Students learn business of art through fundraising project

01/8/2010 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fifth-grade art students from a Pennsylvania school district have created and are selling note cards as a fundraiser for a public library facing reduced hours because of budget cuts. The project is introducing the students to the business of art -- teaching them about production and distribution -- in addition to the creative side. "I wanted them to understand that they can use their talent as artists to help others," one teacher said.

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