Supporting Youth in the Arts

October 8, 2014 6:44 PM

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Supporting Youth in the Arts

The American education system is known for producing the best and brightest minds in the world. Our curriculums push towards the study of math, science, technology, medicine and law in order to make a more perfect world. What is missing from this equation is an emphasis on arts. Arts and musical education is devalued and dismissed as a legitimate pathway to successful life or prosperous career.

Contrary to popular belief, nurturing the artistic talents in our youth has numerous benefits. According to DoSomething.org, "Children who study a musical instrument are more likely to excel in all of their studies, work better in teams, have enhanced critical thinking skills, stay in school, and pu...

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