California failing in the arts, survey shows

03/2/2007 | Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)

Researchers say California's schools need to rethink how they teach the arts because 89% failed to meet prescribed state standards for arts education, according to a survey of 1,123 schools. Those standards were adopted six years ago, but the survey shows solid arts programs are more likely in wealthy districts and that enrollment, along with funding, has dwindled.

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