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As a former educator, I knew many students who stayed in high school only because of their classes in visual or performing arts. How many of those who are decrying Dr. Lester's article enjoy going to a movie, a play, a concert, etc.? People should stop to consider the role that arts and humanities play in their own personal lives before deciding that they have no place in educational institutions. Yes, natural talent plays a large role in the careers of many gifted entertainers; however, many others have had to do it the hard way--through training, practice, and diligence.
And, for the record, I taught one of the required core courses, not an elective course. 7 months ago