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Art in Education to Improve with Senate Vote on Every Child Achieves Act

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177) by a vote of 81-17 which is a remarkable finish, especially considering the nearly 200 amendments that were filed that could have sunk the bill. The bill contains 11 arts-friendly provisions and retains the arts as a core academic subject —a priority for Americans for the Arts and the arts education field.

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