Friday, September 6, 2013


The importance of the arts in education should be indisputable, as the humanities were the heart of the classical education that gave our country its earliest great leaders. Yet many continue to approach education as simply a utilitarian exercise focused entirely on potential wages years down the road. This is naive, if not dangerous for a civilization.  A study by a professor at Duke University looking at the degree majors for leaders in 500 companies in Silicon Valley found forty percent were in math, science, or engineering, but 60% were in the arts and humanities

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