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Helping Students Find Their Own Voices in the Arts

As advocates for arts education, we try to stay flexible and timely in our rationale and arguments. We want to be current and relevant about the latest studies and trends. If “21st century skills” are in vogue, we can show the relevance of arts learning. If the talk is about the primacy of science, technology, […]

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We All Agree, But Are We Effective?

We, the arts community, agree that arts learning improves academic performance, increases lifelong learning skills and often helps students at risk of failure engage in school. We can point to the children. We can point to classrooms and to certain districts. We see their success. In our arsenal of facts and arguments, we have key […]

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Connecting Creativity, Innovation, & the Education System

Running short on money for long-term big picture projects? Is “Community Outreach” a part of your mission statement or goal? Is working with the school district a maze (um, maybe talk to so and so, oh he’s no longer there, leave a message, come on in – but not today…), a closed door (we can’t […]

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