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School: It's Way More Boring Than When You Were There

School Boring

First Posted: 09/15/11 01:40 PM ET Updated: 11/15/11 05:12 AM ET

Salon:

New studies show that the disappearance of art, music and even recess is having a devastating effect on kids

Forty-nine million or so American children have returned to public school classrooms that are, according to many critics, ever more boring. Preparation for increasingly high-stakes tests has reduced time for social studies and science. Austerity state and federal budgets are decimating already hobbled music, art, library and physical education budgets.

Read the whole story: Salon

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Filed by Emmeline Zhao  |