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FINE ARTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Adds following fine arts study requirements to Education Code. Grades 1 through 6: "Drama" and "dance" added to art and music in the fine arts area of study. Requires fine arts be taught not less than 200 minutes each 10 days. Grades 7 through 12: "Dance" added to art, music, or drama in the fine arts area of study. Requires fine arts be offered not less than 400 minutes each 10 days. Allows Legislature to set exemptions for students in grades 11-12. High School Diploma: Adds "Fine arts" to list of requirements for high school graduation. Fiscal impact on state and local governments: Depending on school districts' actions, state costs could be up to $240 million per year.
Ray Taliaferro, President Art Commission, 165 Grove Street, San Francisco, Ca 94102 (415) 558-3464
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Fine Arts California Initiative 249 (1980).