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Vote Expected on Legislation Calling for Termination of Federal Arts Education Programs

Posted on: May 23, 2011

This week, legislation proposed by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) calling for the termination of 43 education programs at the U.S. Department of Education, including arts education, is expected to be brought to a vote this week in the House Education and Workforce Committee.

White House Blogs on Arts Education

Posted on: May 18, 2011

What do you think the “next steps” should be for the Department of Education and PCAH as it relates to their report recommendations?

U.S. Department of Education Arts Education Report Released

Posted on: May 3, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center on Education Statistics is releasing the preview of a study on the national status and condition of arts education.

Your Mayor Can Be Your Greatest Arts Ally

Posted on: Apr 29, 2011

Yesterday, I participated in working sessions with mayors, city planners, and architects to develop a series of recommendations to federal officials of how to streamline partnerships to create economic development and improve city infrastructure.

Painting the Town Yellow

Posted on: Apr 29, 2011

I KNOW that I am the person I am today BECAUSE of music.  It gave me the home base I needed as I went through school, it gave me comfort and inspiration through cancer, and now it opens ears and helps me sing my message.

FY11 Budget and its NEA Appropriations

Posted on: Apr 13, 2011

The House Appropriations Committee publicly released the final budget agreement for FY 2011 negotiated by President Obama with House and Senate leaders, which includes $155 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Get Out The Policy Vote 2011

Posted on: Mar 16, 2011

It’s time to head to the virtual ballot box and cast your vote on this year's policy priorities.

Fighting for the Arts in Wisconsin

Posted on: Mar 10, 2011

In Madison, Wisconsin, Anne Katz is leading the charge in the fight against Governor Scott Walker’s budget cuts.

Arts Education Funding Cut in Two-Week Budget Fix

Posted on: Mar 3, 2011

Although Congress quickly avoided a government shutdown this week, arts education funding somehow managed to get caught up in the two-week continuing resolution Band-Aid that was passed by both the House and Senate yesterday.

2010 National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals

Posted on: Mar 3, 2011

Arts Action Fund Executive Director Nina Ozlu Tunceli highlights the keynote speech from the awards dinner.

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