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As Native Americans, she continued, "We are documented as a past-tense culture, even though we're not."
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the center of attention in most US public schools today. But training in the arts has been shown to improve creativity and innovation. This info-graphic shows the benefits of both.
But if you examine the data through the lens of the little-known part of the education code that references arts instruction, the picture is much more bleak.