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New Engines of Growth: Five Roles for Arts, Culture and Design

On April 30, the National Governors Association announced the release of New Engines of Growth:  Fiver Roles for Arts, Culture, and Design. The report, prepared in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and NASAA,  focuses on the roles that arts,...

Videos Ideas for Teaching Poetry in the Classroom

The power of poetry to excite some students about reading, writing and literacy is highlighted in this collection of videos compiled by digital media curator Amy Erin Borovoy. The videos include the story of one elementary-school teacher who holds weekly...

Arts Involvement Narrows Student Achievement Gap

Students from the lower end of the socioeconomic ladder tend to do less well in school than those from more upscale families. But newly published research identifies one sub-group of these youngsters who tend to exceed expectations: those who participate...

Arts Integration Resources

The Phillips Collection Education Department held an Educators Forum on Arts Integration in June 2011 entitled “Teaching Through the Prism.” This two-day event featured keynote lectures, experiment stations, and was attended by over 170 educators and stakeholders representing 17 states....

Americans for the Arts Launches New Campaign

On January 10, Americans for the Arts (AFTA) will launch a new campaign, The pARTnership Movement, designed to send business leaders the message that partnering with the arts can build their competitive advantage. AFTA will host a webinar, Roadmap to...

Welcome to the CCSESA Arts Initiative Highlights

President Obama’s Committee on The Arts and Humanitites Report on the Arts. Americans for the Arts Release National Arts Index 2011. Read the Executive Summary (PDF). For Arts Education News from Around the Country, visit Keep Arts in Schools. See...

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