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October is National Arts and Humanities Month

Celebrate, recognize, engage, promote, support, and enjoy the arts and humanities during October, because it’s National Arts and Humanities Month! Americans for the Arts (AFA) organizes this nation-wide initiative (started in 1993) to recognize the importance of the arts and … Continue reading

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Fostering Careers in the Arts

Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, writes that it is ironic that schools are cutting the arts from their curricula and the arts are not encouraged with the same rigor as other careers at a time … Continue reading

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Arts on Line Education Update September 29, 2014

1)  Ohio News   130th Ohio General Assembly:  The Ohio House and Senate are not in session, but some committees are meeting this week.   Early Voting Decision Upheld: A three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld … Continue reading

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National Student Poets Announced

The 2014 National Student Poets were recognized at a White House ceremony on September 18, 2014 by First Lady Michelle Obama. The honor of National Student Poet is awarded to five students in grades 9-11 each year.  The program is … Continue reading

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NY State Board of Regents Asked to Support Study of Assessments in the Arts

The New York State Department of Education has requested that the New York Board of Regents create an Arts Advisory Panel to conduct a study to evaluate arts assessments that signify college and career readiness and Regents recognition in each … Continue reading

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Nominations Open for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for the Arts

The Ohio Arts Council and Ohio Citizens for the Arts announced last week that nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for the Arts. The awards recognize outstanding contributions to the arts in the following categories:  Individual … Continue reading

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