The Cost of a Creative Mind

It is important to express oneself…provided the feelings are real and are taken from you own experience.”  Berthe Morisot

The quotes above is simplistic enough to understand. The expression of yourself comes from within and from the experience you endure. A lot of young adults are choosing ways to express themselves in ways of art and music. The sing or draw or in many sense simply create just to express or get out some emotion the have within. However in this day in age the programs within the school districts are lacking the funds to support these children.

If you look into the articles and blog posts scattered over the internet you see the sad truth surrounding the budget cuts through out the United States.  Unfortunately the costs of the arts are often times first to be cut when budget cuts are made. “The electives are what keep kids in school.” Steve Ellis. These classes are where students go to explore their passion or to use their creative minds. For many students this is a class they look forward to going to. They get a break from the work load and stress of their core classes.

The benefits of these classes help students no only in the sense of creativity but they also help them with development academically and personally. When the cuts on a childs academic future are at hand so are the development both academically and personally.

Resources.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-greene/music-education_b_5377809.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/education-budget-cuts/

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The Cost of a Creative Mind