The Arts and Summer School

August 13, 2010

9th Graders: Creative Outlet for Social Issues

Of the nearly 370 ninth-graders in summer school, 125 were involved in a new arts-centric curriculum that is being piloted in Boston. It is designed for students to grapple with social issues through creative outlets. On Friday’s for five weeks the students were at the Boston Arts Academy working with recent graduates of the program using art, dance, music and theater to express themselves.

You can read more about this program in an article written by June Q. Wu and published in the Boston Globe on August 4th by clicking here.

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