EDUCATION

This Eye-Opening Program is Boosting Test Scores For Low Income Students

Researchers have discovered that poor school performance among low-income students can often be traced to poor eyesight. Because of this, a new program called Vision To Learn was formed to help improve performance among poor students by giving them free eye glasses, and it improved reading efficiency significantly.

ARTS EDUCATION IS NEEDED

“Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.”–Lyndon Johnson, on signing into existence the National Endowment on the Arts“The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create.” –President Barack Obama