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CREATE CA – The Arts Help Students Succeed

ARTS ED IS FOUNDATIONAL FOR STUDENT EQUITY AND SUCCESS The arts aren’t an extra or “nice to have”. They are critical to students’ success. Research shows that a substantial increase in access to quality arts instruction has a remarkable impact...

NEA Announces 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge

NEA Announces 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge The National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing announced this year’s Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. The competition is open to high school students passionate about writing musical theater songs. The six Challenge...

Featured Film Highlights the Benefits of Arts Education

The California Alliance for Arts Education has released Something is Happening in Chula Vista, a short film that explores the value of arts education through the experiences of students in Chula Vista Elementary School District, whose 30,000 children live along...

The California Arts Education Data Project Releases Fifth Year of Data

http://www.createca.dreamhosters.com/artsed-dataproject-2-2/ On September 9, Create CA, in partnership with the California Department of Education and the Arts Education Data Project, added a fifth year of data (through 2017-18) and launched new features to the Arts Education Dashboard. Although some progress has been...

California Arts Council Grants

California Arts Council Makes Largest Investment in Arts and Culture in Nearly Two Decades A projected $24.5 million will fund more than 1,300 grants in support of strengthening California by a spectrum of art and artists On June 5, 2019...

Update from the California Department of Education

State Board of Education (SBE) Adopted Arts Standards Pre-Publication On January 9, 2019, the SBE adopted the revised visual and performing arts standards. The Revised standards are titled California Arts Standards for Public Schools, Prekindergarten Through Grade Twelve. Information about...

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