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Uniting the Arts & Career and Technical Education

I recently attended a meeting of national arts education advocates and leaders from the career and technical education (CTE) community. It was a meeting designed to explore the policy efforts of both communities and to see if there was mutual interest in launching an initiative together. It was clear from the 90 minutes we met […]

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America at a Cultural Crossroads

On July 22, Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert Lynch spoke as part of the Chautauqua Institution’s lecture series, discussing the arts and arts education in a speech titled “America at a Cultural Crossroads.” You can view a portion of the speech below and the full speech at

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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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