There will be star treatment for schools that are struggling, with celebrity visits encouraging the arts in struggling schools.
“All children deserve to have access to the arts, not only to discover their passion, but as a tool to engage them in the joy of learning,” Diaz said. “I look forward to working to inspire the students at Bethune Elementary … to discover and reach for their dreams.”
The partnership lasts for three years and will incorporate art and music into core subjects. Schools will receive art supplies and extensive teacher training,
Celebrities will make multiple School visits. They will teach, send video notes to students, and meet with parents
According to Jan Goodheart, vice president of external affairs at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, “When children learn using creative skills, it’s often something that they remember, it’s something that really sticks with them”.