At a time when budgets are tight, the first cut is usually the arts. But that's not the case at Sydney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard in DISD.

Pete got a chance to meet parents and students who think the school is very special. Students can follow a regular curriculum of math, science, reading, and writing, or they can apply to be part of the Arts Vanguard.

As we found, for some, it's the change of a lifetime.

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