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The Da Vinci Initiative

The Da Vinci Initiative: The stone has been thrown. The splash is being made and as the repercussions are across the surface of the representational revolution, they are intercepted as inspiration, as ideas, and The Da Vinci Initiative is capitalizing on them.  www.huffingtonpost.com

Why the kids who most need arts education aren't getting it

Why the kids who most need arts education aren't getting it - Though the benefits of art education are very real (see here for a list of 10), it is one of the big, unfortunate casualties of the high-stakes testing era, with its laser focus on math and English Language Arts — especially in schools with big populations of students who live in poverty. www.washingtonpost.com

Every child should have an education in arts and culture

Every child should have an education in arts and culture - It should, in the UK and in this day and age, be the case that education in arts and culture is something to which every child should be entitled, and enabled to access. http://www.roh.org.uk/

Spring Hill Suites' Save Art! Campaign

Spring Hill Suites' Save Art! Campaign Bolsters Art Education in Under-Resourced Schools  Showcasing the brand's ongoing passion for the arts, SpringHill Suites by Marriott today launched Save Art!, an initiative to provide under-resourced schools with much needed classroom art supplies. The SpringHill Suites Columbus Airport Gahanna hotel in Gahanna, Ohio is participating in the Save Art! initiative.  www.cnn.com

Reach to teach: Arts organizations make education a priority

Reach to teach: Arts organizations make education a priority - At one time, symphony orchestras were obligated only, or mostly, to present good concerts. Museums showed painting and sculpture. Theater companies mounted their productions. It was simple; it was all about the art. www.postandcourier.com

The Value and Importance of the Arts and the Humanities in Education and Life

The Value and Importance of the Arts and the Humanities in Education and Life - A number of my summer conversations have centered around the imortance of the arts and the humanities. I spoke wi my friend Dr. Mitchel B. Reiss, the President of Washington College, www.huffingtonpost.com

National Forum in Pittsburgh focuses on art's role in improving education

National Forum in Pittsburgh focuses on art's role in improving education - Antara Cleetus is only 11 year old, but she already has opinions about arts education. www.pittsburghpost-gazette.com

STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts

STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts - We've all heard it before, we are facing another crisis...www.washingtonpost.com

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