Arts Education

April 28, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Posse Foundation has launched a new arts initiative, to connect students who are focused on arts and culture from cities across the country to top arts-oriented colleges and universities, in partnership with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda Family Fund, with CalArts as institutional partner.

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April 12, 2021 by admin

GIA recently sent a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to urge the Department of Education to include in its Volume 2 Roadmap to Reopening handbook guidance further clarifying the importance of providing access to the arts for low-income children and children of color with the same quality and rigor as their more advantaged peers.

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March 1, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A post by Jamie Hipp and Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell, in collaboration with the Arts Education Partnership Higher Education Working Group, says "offering arts integration coursework for preservice teachers can embolden elementary teachers to embed the arts into the crowded curriculum, leading to benefits for students and teachers alike."

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January 20, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Miguel Cardona, President Joe Biden’s pick to become the next U.S. education secretary, "considered majoring in art education — influenced by an excellent art teacher he had," as The Hechinger Report stated recently.

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October 28, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Education Commission of the States released a policy brief that "captures the discussion, insights and policy considerations that came out of a Thinkers Meeting with 11 experts in the arts education and juvenile justice fields. It builds on the report, “Engaging the Arts Across the Juvenile Justice System,” by providing examples for building sustainable, arts-based programming."

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October 16, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion recently to adopt the Arts for All Children, Youth, and Families: Los Angeles County’s New Regional Blueprint for Arts Education, which aims to bring arts education to young people throughout LA County.

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September 28, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Initiative will hold a roundtable titled "Connecting the Dots Between Academics, Broadband, and Culture for Communities of Color" on Tuesday, September 29, at 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST, that will addresses broadband access, education, and cultural competency.

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September 4, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

As arts educator modify their practices in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts collaborated with arts education stakeholders and arts and cultural nonprofit organizations for a reopening resource produced and led by Arts Ed NJ, according to a recent post by National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

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August 17, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"Imagine what could be accomplished if the city of Boston and any of the 26 Massachusetts Gateway Cities reinvested the millions of dollars now spent policing schools—often with questionable results—in arts instruction!" write Barbara Wallace Grossman and Jonathan C. Rappaport, in a recent post.

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August 7, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The National Endowment for the Arts and Education Commission of the States released a group of resources as part of an initiative to help stakeholders in the arts extract, analyze, and report on data about arts education.

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