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Archive: Aug 2016

  1. The Pedagogy of Process

    Applied drama for a well-rounded education By Laurie Melnik, Executive Director, Southeast Center for Education in the Arts – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and its inclusion of the arts as part of the well-rounded education of every student has led to new discussions around assessments, evaluations, policy, for both students and teachers. While ESSA certainly presents challenges for arts education, the new federal […]

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  2. TN Dept. of Ed Seeks Feedback on New Education Law

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – Here’s your opportunity to communicate how the arts play a part in a well-rounded education The Tennessee Department of Education is engaging stakeholders by asking for feedback on the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This feedback will inform a Tennessee-specific ESSA plan […]

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  3. STS Applications Open August 11

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) applications for the 2016-2017 school year will become available August 11 at 8:00 a.m. CDT, 9:00 a.m. EDT.  Since 2010, the program has given the opportunity to more than 600,000 students to experience the arts. By providing funds for artist fees, ticket costs and transportation fees, […]

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  4. Learn about the new Armillary Sphere Teachers Guide

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – In 2014, the Governor and First Lady Haslam commissioned an Armillary Sphere Sundial to be located in the Kitchen and Cutting Garden at the Tennessee Residence. The Kitchen and Cutting Garden was built to highlight the unique Tennessee agriculture traditions at the executive residence. The garden grows […]

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  5. Announcing the Creative Youth Development National Partnership

    New Collective Impact Strategy to Strengthen Community-Based Organizations, Empower Practitioners & Youth Today marks the formal launch of the Creative Youth Development National Partnership between the National Guild for Community Arts Education, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and Americans for the Arts. These four organizations have signed a […]

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