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Arts Education Policy: Without Clout, There Will Be No Change

At Americans for the Arts, we see an opportunity to advance national arts education policy by working in a very specific way. We focus on forging strategic alliances with key leaders in the public and private sectors and on working alongside these allies to educate the decision-makers who have leverage in the national policy arena. […]

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Kansas Becomes First State Without Arts Agency

Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed funding for the Kansas Arts Commission today (May 28), thereby ending a scuffle with the legislature, which funded the commission over his objections. According to the Associated Press, Gov. Brownback said: “The arts will continue to thrive in Kansas when funded by private donations, and I intend to personally involve myself […]

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