Performing arts program at Detroit's Renaissance High School in limbo

(WXYZ) - They are the best of the best, and just days before the start of the new school year, students at Detroit's Renaissance High School are learning the performing arts programing may be cut.

There's a lot to love about Renaissance High School.  Not only is the school top ranked academically, but its commitment to the arts has put it on the map. 

Students in the band, the orchestra and the choir have been able to travel the country, even Europe.  Now, the program is being threatened.

"To lose anything that has to do with choir or band really hurts my feelings," said one student.  "If it goes away, all my college options go way down hill," said another student.

Just days before the start of the new school year, students and parents are being left in the dark about the future of the program.  In an effort to get answers, Action News Reporter Ronnie Dahl paid a visit to the Detroit Public School's headquarters.

Despite her efforts, nobody from the school district was willing to speak with her regarding the possible cuts at Renaissance High School.

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