South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

Bill 582

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

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TO RECOGNIZE march 2023 AS "theater in our schools MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.


Whereas, March has been designated by the Educational Theatre Association as "Theatre in

Our Schools Month"; and


Whereas, theatre education enriches the lives of countless students in our schools and allows them to discover a myriad of skills and abilities in leadership, communication, and collaboration, and unlocks the unlimited potential of the student; and


Whereas, theatre is a critical component of the learning process and develops students' creativity, self-discipline, problem solving, and critical-thinking abilities; and


Whereas, research indicates that students with more theatre education have higher academic achievement across the curriculum; and


Whereas, theatre is an integral part of the cultural fabric of our State and is deeply connected to the history and identity of South Carolina; and


Whereas, "Theatre in Our Schools Month" is a special opportunity for the students of South Carolina to engage in the ongoing process of theatre education and bring to it a heightened awareness of the importance of the arts in education. Now, therefore,


Be it resolved by the Senate:


That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, recognize March 2023 as "Theater in Our Schools Month" in South Carolina.


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