Tonawanda News — We’ll never know what didn’t happen because a student didn’t get an early exposure to art. But that makes the loss no less a tragedy.
Are reading and math and standards important? Of course they are. But so are things like art and music and theater — all the so-called extras that inspire kids, keep them interested, make them look a little farther.
And if we forget that, our lives will be the poorer for it.Jill Keppeler is a writer for the Tonawanda News. She can be reached at email@example.com.