Angus Council’s Survey Suggests More Cuts to Music Could Be on the Way

By Amy Louise Grant

More cuts to music education could be expected throughout Angus it has been announced. A recent survey published by the council asks the public whether they should cut the number of specialist visiting teachers to primary schools.

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The Youth of today

The Napier Social Media website is the perfect example of the youth’s interest. Twenty-seven media articles, eleven music, eleven sport,yet only eight are political. Is there something essentially wrong there or can one be politically aware, just not passionate enough to spend their
time blogging about it? The other,say, two hundred blogs remain uncategorized aka involves rantings about one’s daily lives and homes.Unsurprizingly, well to me at least, it was these uncategorized blogs that received the most comments. The blog, “Paris through another
perspective” got eight comments, tying with “Smokers are irresponsible”, which also received eight. This proves what we, ‘the youth of today’ are really interested in, does it not? We can keep up to date with politics and news. But we are still young. So why not have some fun first
before we get bogged down in the issues of the world.What Im trying to say is that if someone hands me an article on Ed Miliband’s Labour leadership and another on Inter-railing Europe. I am going to read the latter first, but I will still read the political one.