Scores of schools county-wide and state-wide have had to cut art classes due to funding restrictions. And what do you do when times are tough? You get creative! That's exactly what the parents and teachers at my child's school in Union City, California are doing.
The children may not have a structured art class, but they are immersed in the world of artistic expression through a parent-sponsored program called Art Vistas. Here is their story.
Broadcast on Crosscurrents, KALW News. Listen here.
And while you listen, check out this photo slideshow of the art.