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Re: Curious about the state of other States?


Date: Sun Mar 17 2002 - 18:22:12 PST

In a message dated 3/17/02 9:17:45 AM Central Standard Time, writes:

<< Just curious though...what the climate, conditions are
for art teachers throughout the country with all that's going on? Budget
shortfalls, cuts... How many are concerned about possible lay-off's,

Larry - here in Missouri we in our little rural school are so worried about
the budget
cuts in education that our school is closing on Tuesday and carpooling to the
Capitol to talk to legislators and hopefully reason with them to not make
extensive cuts. 30 million is at stake after many, many cuts already!!!
These cuts
will make Special Ed cut to the bare bones and be ineffective - then of
course art,
music and pe will be eventually cut out - again!!! Backwards we go down the
slippery slope of education at risk. Roberta