Kate promotes the arts in our schools and has agreed to tell us about what she does and why it's so important.
Feel free to share your questons here and we'll ask Kate.
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The NAEA asked us to share these talking points with Voxometer members to help tune our ability to advocate for the Arts in our Schools:
Effective advocates for any cause amplify their reach by getting their peers to use them and make them stick. Here are some talking points and the target audiences they’re intended for:
Parents drive change in schools and are among the mo
Thank you for the excellent work you are doing to help retain music programs in our schools.
Americans have forgotten why we have such classes in the first place. We need to stop treating our schools as "worker-factories" and move towards seeing them as places where we can help our young people become thoughtful, ethical citizens.
We are conce
Unfortunately, we are seeing these types of budget cuts and program cutbacks that are affecting visual arts education across the country. What you recount is not unique in today's economic climate; however, there are a lot of organizations, including NAEA, who are out in the field bringing the importance of the visual arts to the forefront of the education crisis.
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202
Dear Mr. Duncan:
Please see about retaining arts and music classes in high schools.
Americans have forgotten why we have such classes in the first place. We need to stop treating our schools as "worker-factories" and move towards seeing them as places where we can help our young
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