Advocacy and Public Policy

May 23, 2012 by admin
52 pages, May 2012. National Governors Association, NGA Center for Best Practices, 444 N. Capitol Street, Suite 267, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 624-5300, www.nga.org/center. Download:    New Engines of Growth (3.3Mb) Read More...
March 23, 2012 by admin
44 pages, March 2012. The Education Policy and Leadership Center, 800 North Third Street, Suite 408, Harrisburg, PA, 17102, (717) 260-9900, www.aei-pa.org. Download: Read More...
January 12, 2012 by admin
January 2012, 112 pages. W.K. Kellogg Foundation, One Michigan Avenue East, Battle Creek, MI 49017-4012, (269) 968-1611, www.wkkf.org Read More...
December 13, 2011 by admin
The following speech was delivered by Diane Ravitch on December 9, 2011, at the National Opportunity to Learn Summit. My theme for today: Whose children have been left behind? Read More...
November 14, 2011 by admin
This is an excerpt from a longer version published by the National Alliance for Media Art and Culture OSHUN: Word UBU ROI: Ditto HE’-E-TLIK: Strike! ROBERTO: OK, OK, OK! Read More...
September 20, 2011 by admin
2011, 34 pages. Alliance for Justice, 11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, (202) 822-6070, http://www.afj.org. Download: Read More...
August 8, 2011 by admin
May 28, 2011 Today more than ever, states that want to be competitive need a policy agenda that supports and nurtures the creativity and economic productivity of their citizens. With his veto of funding for the Kansas Arts Commission, Governor Sam Brownback has now declared his opinion that Kansas is too poor for that. The real poverty expressed in this action is not of the pocketbook; state arts agencies yield excellent return on investment in jobs and tax revenues. Read More...
August 8, 2011 by admin
This article, reprinted from British quarterly Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, chronicles the multiple unintended effects of policy decisions at the NEA on the democratic arts movement. At the time of this publication we are seeing significant decreases in arts and cultural funding at the local and state level, and continuing movement toward the elimination of public arts funding agencies across the country. Read More...