What if every school had a full-time arts teacher?
by Alison Collins on May 30, 2019 on Medium
Last night we, Commissioners Lopez and Collins, presented a resolution to increase arts learning and access in SFUSD. This resolution would provide a full-time Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) teacher in every K-5 school.
Here is why we need this resolution:
(Not quite) every student, every school, every day…
In 2006, our district announced a bold vision in its SFUSD Arts and Education Master Plan to offer students visual and performing arts instruction to “every student, in every school, every day.”
Now, thirteen years later, despite concerted efforts from many dedicated educators, our arts and music programs are still not reaching all SFUSD students.
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