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Education Bill Moves Out of Senate Committee

Education Bill Moves Out of Senate Committee

The bill will now be considered by the full Senate FULL STORY

2015 Arts Action Fund Policies Approved!

2015 Arts Action Fund Policies Approved!

Our membership has approved our platform for 2015! FULL STORY

Sign the National Petition to Keep the Arts Alive in Education Reform

Sign the National Petition to Keep the Arts Alive in Education Reform

Help us protect the arts in education! FULL STORY

Congressional Hearing About NEA Funding

Congressional Hearing About NEA Funding

Friends of the Arts Action Fund testify for a $155 million allocation for the National Endowment for the Arts. FULL STORY

Sign the National Petition to Keep the Arts Alive in Education Reform

Sign the National Petition to Keep the Arts Alive in Education Reform

The House will begin today on a series of education reform amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization. FULL STORY

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Why Does NEA Funding Matter?
You might be surprised – in 2010 alone the National Endowment for the Arts had a budget of $167.5 million to ensure that the arts are brought to all Americans in all 50 states. Find out how this federal money ends up in your community.

Legislative Budget Process
Timing is important when you want to talk to your legislators about the importance of funding the arts and arts education. Learn how the budget process works.

National Arts Education Advocacy Statement

The Arts Education Working Group, a coalition of national arts and arts education advocacy organizations including the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, invites state and local organizations to join the movement to keep the arts in public schools.