Stone Hensley, 10, a fifth-grader at Sycamore Creek Elementary School, speaks during a rally in Raleigh last week urging the North Carolina Senate to pass House Bill 13. Hensley's mother, Sheila Hensley, stands to the right. School districts around the state have said arts and PE programs are at risk because they lost their flexibility to fund them when state legislators lowered class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. School officials say HB13 would allow them to save arts and PE classes.
Stone Hensley, 10, a fifth-grader at Sycamore Creek Elementary School, speaks during a rally in Raleigh last week urging the North Carolina Senate to pass House Bill 13. Hensley's mother, Sheila Hensley, stands to the right. School districts around the state have said arts and PE programs are at risk because they lost their flexibility to fund them when state legislators lowered class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. School officials say HB13 would allow them to save arts and PE classes. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Stone Hensley, 10, a fifth-grader at Sycamore Creek Elementary School, speaks during a rally in Raleigh last week urging the North Carolina Senate to pass House Bill 13. Hensley's mother, Sheila Hensley, stands to the right. School districts around the state have said arts and PE programs are at risk because they lost their flexibility to fund them when state legislators lowered class sizes for kindergarten through third grade. School officials say HB13 would allow them to save arts and PE classes. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

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