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Music is Not for Insects

Saturday, November 10, 2007

No Artist Left Behind

This is an excerpt from Public Radio International's Opensourse with Christopher Lydon.

This show aired back in June, but it's implications for arts education in this era of NCLB is worth considering.

Christopher Lydon interviews the former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and Humanities teacher Abdi Alli in a fascinating look at the importance of the arts in education and our lives.

I hope this less than 5 minute excerpt will convince you to listen to the entire program: