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Old 12-07-2018, 01:18 PM   #7
Jim Fogelman
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Default Re: On competition - is music a sport

Originally Posted by pancelticpiper View Post
In the US High Schools football gets the lion's share of support and funding.

The Music Department gets support and funding mainly to supply a show that enhances the football games.

If only the Art Department could figure out some way to do something indispensable at football games! Then they would get a piece of the pie.
Being a music teacher at a US public high school I have to somewhat disagree, at least in my position. Music gets no funding at all. Everything and anything I need is either fundraised for or comes out of my own pocket.
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