Kiara Sampson, 11, worked with teacher Dixie Brown on a project in an art class last week at Sheffield Elementary School.

Art teachers fade in Bay State

Educators cite shifting focus

By Anand Vaishnav
Globe Staff / July 24, 2005

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TURNERS FALLS, Mass. -- Dust gathers on the brushes and watercolors inside Sheffield Elementary School's art room. The big white sink in the corner sits dry, blotches of acrylic paint still stuck to its sides. Books about art lessons sit a little too neatly on a shelf, almost as if no one has used them. (Full article: 1040 words)

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