Saturday, July 3, 2010

Fine Arts Caucus New Business Item 52

NEA-FAC New Business Item
Move that President Van Roekel write a letter to President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, every state governor and state Secretary of Education, about the necessity of a quality, comprehensive, integrated, K-12 arts education program, taught by certified arts specialists. The Fine Arts, as defined by ESEA, include art, music, theatre, and dance.
Moved by the NEA Fine Arts Caucus,
Debbie Turici, Pennsylvania

ESEA defines the arts as one of the ten core academic subjects; yet it has decimated arts education programs nationwide. Arts educators are facing disproportionate fuloughs, reduction and elimination of programs. Every student deserves arts education.

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