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$2 Million Funding Increase Proposed!

$2 Million Funding Increase Proposed! - On the evening of May 15, the U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee met to advance legislation to fund our cultural agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

We have great news!  Under the leadership of Chairman Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Ranking Member Betty McCollum (D-MN), both the NEA and the NEH are proposed at $155 million for FY 2019! artsactionfund.org

Arts degree key to technology sector success

Arts degree key to technology sector success- The talk has shifted to the importance of the education sector bringing together the arts with science,...www.cio.co.nz

The Big Picture: Arts education can boost literacy, other skills The Big Picture: Creativity can boost literacy, other skills

The Big Picture: Arts education can boost literacy, other skills The Big Picture: Creativity can boost literacy, other skills - It’s all about the big picture: The arts aren’t just the arts, they help children in all areas of learning. 

That’s the belief of the Indiana Art Commission, Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts and educators at Meadows Elementary School in Terre Haute. tribstar.com

Preserving the Early Excitement of STEAM

Preserving the Early Excitement of STEAM- STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, the arts,and math) encourages investigation, hands-on learning, and...www.edutopia.org

Wilmette art student's work influenced by bond with brother who has autism

Wilmette art student's work influenced by bond with brother who has autism- Like scenes from home movies or pages of a photo album, Annabelle Gross' artwork explores childhood memories...www.chicagotribune.com

How Art Therapy is Helping Children with Autism Express Themselves

How Art Therapy is Helping Children with Autism Express Themselves- For Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), art can be an ideal...www.artsy.net

What Happens To Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art: There's more room to make changes within the current education system than many people think.  Schools operate...www.kqed.org

Reconnecting art and science classroom

Reconnecting art and science classroom- Today, economic and social growth is driven by disruption. New approaches displace the old with breathtaking speed. www.thehill.com

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