Instructor Daniel Jarvis at left leads his concert band II class of Apex High school students through their music in a very cramped band rehearsal room Thursday, January 28, 2016. The Wake County school board will vote on a budget proposal May 3, 2016 that includes more funding for arts programs.
Instructor Daniel Jarvis at left leads his concert band II class of Apex High school students through their music in a very cramped band rehearsal room Thursday, January 28, 2016. The Wake County school board will vote on a budget proposal May 3, 2016 that includes more funding for arts programs. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Instructor Daniel Jarvis at left leads his concert band II class of Apex High school students through their music in a very cramped band rehearsal room Thursday, January 28, 2016. The Wake County school board will vote on a budget proposal May 3, 2016 that includes more funding for arts programs. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
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