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Secretary King Acknowledges the Arts in a Well-Rounded Education

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In a recent address at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, U.S. Department of Education Secretary John King spoke about the importance of the arts in a well-rounded education:

“States must commit to providing the resources to every district that are necessary to provide students with a well-rounded education. Arts instruction, science labs, and school counselors – just to cite a few examples – are not luxuries or extras…they are essential–essential to a quality education.”

Read the full speech here.