Fine Art Programs Should Be Banned

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“Funds have been cut in more than 80 percent of U.S. school districts since 2008. The very first programs to go are often disciplines such as music, art and foreign language.” This is a shocking amount of fine art programs that are being cut out of the schools in America. It is often argued that fine art programs should be eliminated because of ‘inappropriate’ content in some plays, people believe that artists are more involved in scandals, and believe musicians are more likely to get involved with gambling and are more likely to be unreliable. Nevertheless fine art programs in schools should continue to be funded in schools because all fine art programs come with their own benefits both inside and outside of the classroom that will help kids become better people in their lives. The ways that these fine art programs can help students are shown through three fine art programs drama, art, and musical education because all of these have positive effects that can help children grow and learn.
Some drama classes in schools are being elminated because critics say, “The plays had references drinking” (Huffingtonpost.com 2). This shows that some plays have a more mature theme, but that should not mean that the whole drama program should be eliminated in the whole school. This is shown when American Alliance For Theater & Education says, “Students considered to be at high risk for dropping out of high school cite drama and other arts classes as their motivations for staying in
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