There are many public and private schools that seem to continue to cut art classes. We feel more should be added. Art enhances life.
There are several types of IQ, only one being fine art. Dance would be another. A student who may not excell at traditional studies may very well have an excellant IQ in an area of the arts.
Art can enhance abilities in the sectors of math, reading and writing. For example, learning to play the piano makes students better mathematicians. There are formulas to learn in every art form that illustrate the practical application at the time it is learned, therefore ending the eternal questions, ‘Why do I need to learn this, when am I ever going use it?’