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Art education needs more attention

By Ariel Owens | February 27, 2014

What would education be without the arts? Nothing.Visual and performing arts have the power to enhance student success and can unite a community like no other force, and NIU needs more leaders like graduate student Danielle Dobies — who leads Fertile...

Arts are an important factor in education

By Katie Finlon | November 19, 2012

“Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best.” Henry Van Dyke’s words surprisingly apply to me. What’s sad is this quote may no longer apply to students in a growing number of public schools....

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