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First 12-step Prgrams for Seniors Enhances Cognititon

First 12-Step Programs for Seniors Enhances Cognition: Art in Portland Creative Aging & Cognitive Arts Research Institute (CACARI) has announced the first Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and..www.prurgent.com

6th Grader at Buffalo City Honors Creates Art Supply Drive

6th Grader at Buffalo City Honors Creates Art Supply Drive- A 6th grader at Buffalo City Honors has organized an art supplies drive called "Krayons for Kids".  www.buffalotwcnews.com

Mini-grant program supports arts in schools

Mini-grant program supports arts in schools - a local education advocacy group is sponsoring a grant program to revive art programs in city public schools where they were dropped after budget cuts. www.phillytrib.com

Students deliver wish list to school board. There is one item on it.

Students deliver wish list to school board. There is one item on it. - Some unusual speakers appeared at the final Pittsburgh school board meeting of the year — students, and they were asking for something. Arts education.  washingtonpost.com

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools Announce $10 Million Investment in Arts Education For 2015

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools Announce $10 Million Investment in Arts Education for 2015- Creative Schools Funds Also Dedicating $1Million to Support Arts Programs In Schools: Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Board of Education President David Vitale and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara byrd-Bennett today announced.... www.enewspf.com

'The Smartest Kids in the World'

'The Smartest Kids in the World'- Amanda Ripley, author of the best-seller The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way, says education in Finland was the best in the world. If you want your kid to be smart, she has said, send them to Finland.  www.huffingtonpost.com

 

STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?

STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong? -  A tug of war is currently looming between proponents of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and advocates for STEAM lessons, which add art to the mix. Whichever side you come down on, here are some ideas for you to mull over. www.edweek.org

Arts attract people, bring money to Lima

Arts attract people, bring money to Lima - It may be fun to go to the symphony or see Alice Cooper at the Civic Center. Many Lima residents don't realize how much their night out can affect the community. www.limaohio.com

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