Today was not a good day in the “A.”
In a sitdown with Alive 11, music teacher Arthur McClenton said "We (music teachers) were blindsided, when other teachers received contracts, we received letters saying we were going to be abolished. We didn't know. It just hit us."
The school will offer General Music instruction to ensure the schools are "increasing instructional quality and efficiency." Atlanta native Big Boi and Odd Future rapper Tyler The Creator took to twitter to share their disapproval on the decision.
I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me - like food or water. - Ray Charles, born in Albany, Georgia