A new report shows art schools have changed their curricula to focus less on artistic technique, and more on skills that could be applied to other careers.
The Indiana General Assembly crafted a new law halting the rollout of nationally-crafted academic standards with the No Child Left Behind act in mind.
The bill would encourage schools to teach financial literacy skills such as investing, balancing a checkbook and applying for loans.
Originally designed as a K-7 school, the Bloomington Project School Director Daniel Baron said the additional grades became essential.
The professor in charge says he hopes to use the experience to change the school’s curriculum.