Art/Music

10/11/2012

10/11/2012

Thanks to a grant from the Nebraska Arts Council, the state will develop its first standards for the visual and performing arts.

8/23/2012

8/23/2012

The Madison school board on Monday approved hiring two teachers, one of whom will begin laying the groundwork for a possible orchestra program.

8/10/2012

8/10/2012

'The Music Teacher', a Hallmark channel original movie, will air on Saturday August 11 at 9 p.m. EDT.

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

A Susquehanna Township School District school of the arts is on its way in the form of a pilot program this fall for the visual arts and theater.

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

Despite the prominence that STEM seems to be gaining publicly, there is still a ways to go to fulfill the market needs of professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Taylor Swift has taught a generation of kids to appreciate country music over the last five years. Now, she’s donating $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to make sure that education continues.

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

The Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) is introducing its Umbrella License for K12 schools and districts to supplement any existing license to show movies.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

Scholars were nominated by YoungArts, a program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA).

5/3/2012

New research reveals a global creativity gap in five of the world’s largest economies, according to the Adobe State of Create global benchmark study. 

4/24/2012

4/24/2012

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools and pledging Monday to help the Obama administration turn them around by integrating arts education.

4/17/2012

4/17/2012

Alec Baldwin visited the nation's capital on Monday to press for increased federal funding for the arts after government dollars were cut last year, saying such funding ensures the public affordable access to theater, dance and music.

3/29/2012

3/29/2012

Millions of children in schools enjoy music each day by singing a song during circle time, learning to play an instrument, or singing a part in a chorus. This month, musicians and music educators celebrate Music in Our Schools Month sponsored by the National Association for Music Education.

3/29/2012

Seattle school officials are using a $1 million grant to try to craft a comprehensive, K-12 arts curriculum — something that the district hasn't had in decades, if ever.

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

In the 1840s, Horace Mann, the great champion of public education, insisted that each and every Boston child – not just the wealthy or the talented – should learn how to draw.  Today, Boston is renewing this promise by reestablishing high quality arts education for all students as a core part of excellent schools.

1/18/2012

1/18/2012

Getty Images announced the launch of its Mishmash music video remix competition for 2012, helping to inspire and foster video creatives of the future.

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