From Lindsey Christ at NY1:
"I mean, I wish I had a teacher. I wish," said student Isaiah Fuentes. "I could spend my time there, instead of, you know, walking the hallways. You could go in there and, you know, actually learn something. "
Now, thanks to the city budget agreed to last week, there's an additional $23 million for school arts funding. Now, advocates say, it's up to the city to use it effectively.