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What’s the Gov’t saying about Arts in Schools?

The Dept. of Education released a report on Monday with valuable information about how the arts are being offered in our public schools. Read more here:

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Who’s taking on their school board this Thursday?

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Here’s how: http://links.causes.com/s/clBJZQ American’s for the Art’s next webinar is: UNDERSTANDING SCHOOL BOARDS’ ROLE IN ARTS EDUCATION Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PST Register Now at… See more

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Help Keep the Arts in Public Schools | Keep the Arts in Public Schools | causes.com

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I joined this cause because publishing many articles over the past two years has opened my eyes to how important the arts are in conjunction with a well-rounded education. Children whose early education includes the arts experience greater development in their brains, are better at creative problem solving and any kind of collaborative effort, are more likely to attend classes regularly, get better grades, are more likely to complete higher education, are more likely to be hired when they enter the workforce and are more creative, innovative and proficient in whichever field they choose to pursue. Despite budgetary constraints, I firmly believe that stripping arts education from the curriculum in public schools is a huge step backward for our children and the future of our country. I hope you’ll join us! Cause: Keep the Arts in Public Schools

 

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BECA Foundation announces new Art+Animals program

ART + ANIMALS is a new BECA initiative to combine arts and cultural programming with animal welfare. ART + ANIMALS will be having an upcoming benefit auction (online and in person) to help kick off this new BECA Foundation initiative on Saturday, May 14th from 11am – 2pm. If you would like to donate auction items (these donations are tax-deductible via our 501-c-3 fiscal sponsor) or services for the upcoming ART + ANIMALS benefit auction, please download and complete this donation form

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