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By JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI | Broker in Staten Island, NY

Interactive Map Shows Which NYC Schools Don't Have Arts Teachers

Figures from the New York City Department of Education’s (DOE) annual Arts in Schools Reports show a 47 percent decline in spending on arts and cultural vendors, and an 84 percent cut in arts supplies and equipment over the past seven years. While principals have had access to supplemental “Fair Student Funding” (FSF) that can be used for arts education, many principals have opted to divert FSF funds to test preparation and other non-arts related areas.

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