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Parents Fight Music Cuts In Katonah-Lewisboro Schools

Parents are fighting proposed cuts to the fourth- and fifth-grade music program in the Katonah-Lewisboro school district.
Parents are fighting proposed cuts to the fourth- and fifth-grade music program in the Katonah-Lewisboro school district. Photo Credit: File

LEWISBORO, N.Y. – Parents of children in the Katonah-Lewisboro school district are fighting proposed cuts to the fourth- and fifth-grade music program.

Members of ArtsAlive! have submitted a petition fighting the reduction in elementary music education staff.

Jack Freudenheim, president of ArtsAlive!, states in the petition that the reasoning that fourth- and fifth-graders who are in band or orchestra receive a second session of music instruction and only need one session of general music class is wrong.

The petition is asking the Board of Education to reconsider the cuts.

Click here to view the petition.

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