13WHOtv.com…DES MOINES, Iowa – One Des Moines Public School will be considered a Turnaround Arts school for the 2018-2019 school year.
Turnaround Arts schools began in 2011 by the presidents committee on the arts and humanities. It aims to inspire struggling schools through music, theater, dance and arts. The program now works for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Moulton Elementary is becoming the sixth school in the district. DMPS Superintendent Dr. Tom Ahart said the arts help students excel socially.