If it weren’t for the arts, I would have had a very lonely existence in school—and I wouldn’t have grown up to be the person I am today. And since I’m reasonably fond of that person, I’ve decided to write this blog post. I know that many of your schools don’t have an art program….
In elementary school, my favorite class was art. I fancied myself an artsy little kid, and outside of school, I loved to spend my time drawing. So in an art class (or a music class), I could feel success in a way that I couldn’t in, say, a math class. (I pretty much have to…