Are the arts important in education? Or are they a pleasant add-on but not essential to getting a job? Ruth Copland talks to accomplished educator, Dr Zachary Roberts, Head of Gateway School in Santa Cruz, California; award-winning writer Betsy Franco; and high school student film-makers Alec Cohen, Dajiana Huang, Peter Gold, Sam Cook, and Zac Sanders about the role of the arts in education and career preparation. Listen here Are the Arts Important in Education? | It's A Question of Balance (broadcast on 4 March). What do you think? Listen to the conversations and decide!
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