The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier

Law May Impact Art, PE, Music In Schools – Brevard NC


Last updated 1/18/2017 at 8pm

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Tuesday night expressed concern about legislation that could cause the school system to do away with art, music and physical education in the elementary schools.

According to Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris, the legislation, which was passed last session but has yet to be implemented, would mandate smaller class sizes in elementary schools. But the law was written in such a way that it also restricts how money can be allocated. As a result, there may be no money to hire art, music and PE teachers.

“It has monstrous ramifications for...

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