From left, Cooper Hough, 8, of Holly Springs, Catherine Bloomfield, 11, of Cary and her sister Miriam, cheer on the speakers during a rally at Halifax Mall in Raleigh, N.C. urging the North Carolina Senate to pass House Bill 13 Wednesday, April 19, 2017. School districts around the state say arts and PE programs are at risk because they lost their flexibility to fund them when state legislators lowered class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. School officials say HB13 would allow them to save arts and PE classes.
From left, Cooper Hough, 8, of Holly Springs, Catherine Bloomfield, 11, of Cary and her sister Miriam, cheer on the speakers during a rally at Halifax Mall in Raleigh, N.C. urging the North Carolina Senate to pass House Bill 13 Wednesday, April 19, 2017. School districts around the state say arts and PE programs are at risk because they lost their flexibility to fund them when state legislators lowered class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. School officials say HB13 would allow them to save arts and PE classes. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
From left, Cooper Hough, 8, of Holly Springs, Catherine Bloomfield, 11, of Cary and her sister Miriam, cheer on the speakers during a rally at Halifax Mall in Raleigh, N.C. urging the North Carolina Senate to pass House Bill 13 Wednesday, April 19, 2017. School districts around the state say arts and PE programs are at risk because they lost their flexibility to fund them when state legislators lowered class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. School officials say HB13 would allow them to save arts and PE classes. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
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April 25, 2017 10:31 AM

Bill to save NC school arts, PE classes this year goes to Senate for vote

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