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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the center of attention in most US public schools today. But training in the arts has been shown to improve creativity and innovation. This info-graphic shows the benefits of both.
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Most of the time, summer camp is about hiking, bug bites and summer memories. But this summer, some California high school students will swap the lanyards and sleeping bags for cellos and pirouettes.
California's program will be the largest, serving 6,000 students in Kings, San Bernardino, San Diego, Los Angeles, Alameda, Monterey, Humboldt, Jan Joaquin and Contra Costa counties this fall. All of the schools are within the bottom five percent of the most challenged schools in the country, according to the selection criteria.