Audit by NYS Comptroller's Office reveals many city high school students receive insufficient art education

Many high school students are not learning enough about the arts, according to a recent audit by the New York State Comptroller's Office. The Department

The audit revealed that around one-third of the 166 audited schools did not fulfill the requirement.

The audit revealed that around one-third of the 166 audited schools did not fulfill the requirement. (3/1/14)

BROOKLYN - Many high school students are not learning enough about the arts, according to a recent audit by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

The Department of Education says students should receive three hours a week of art instruction for two semesters, totaling 108 hours for a whole school year, by a certified teacher.

The audit revealed that around one-third of the 166 audited schools did not fulfill the requirement.

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the Department of Education should work with city high school officials to improve compliance

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