Spending on arts, music falls significantly in New York City

July 1, 2010
Report says funding for arts supplies and musical instruments fell 68% from 2006 to 2009

From The New York Daily News: Spending on arts supplies and visits by cultural institutions has dropped drastically in New York City public schools over the last three years, even as overall education spending has grown, a new report shows. While education spending increased by about 13 percent between 2006 and 2009, funding for arts supplies, musical instruments and other equipment fell by 68 percent, the report by the Center for Arts Education found.

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