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Posted on: Jun 28, 2011
PBN Web Editor Kimberley Donoghue discusses the STEM to STEAM initiative that kicked off with a Congressional briefing highlighting the role artists play in the science and technology fields. Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts was a key speaker at the forum.
Posted on: Jun 14, 2011
You need to know that Congress is now trying to cut the only dedicated federal source of support for arts education programs in the country.
Posted on: May 26, 2011
Yesterday, the House Education and Workforce Committee voted to approve HR 1891, the resolution sponsored by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) that terminates the authorization of 43 U.S. Department of Education programs, including the Arts in Education program.
Posted on: May 24, 2011
This measure is more serious than the annual funding bills that have recently threatened to de-fund arts education, as HR 1891 would permanently strip policy language out of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that allows the Arts in Education program to be funded annually.