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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the center of attention in most US public schools today. But training in the arts has been shown to improve creativity and innovation. This info-graphic shows the benefits of both.
In nearly a decade's time, student scores in visual arts and music have seen little improvement.
Create CA develops new tool to empower school districts to change low levels of arts instruction.
Rural, poorer areas would be the hardest hit by the elimination of government arts programs.
Congressional leaders' plan for a stopgap funding bill calls for slightly increasing the NEA budget.
Cutting arts funding means cutting off support for our nation's vets.
Protesters and politicians joined forces on Monday to fight a proposed 31 percent cut to arts funding in the city of San Diego.
Reminiscent of the Renaissance, art enthusiasts are moving away from merely collecting and consuming.
The NEA and the NEH are for all of us.
The impact of arts funding cuts to rural communities would be especially pronounced.
Arts in Corrections
Inside 10 prisons in California, inmates can take part in drama classes through the Prison Project, created by a theater group called The Actors' Gang. Helping them along: the group's artistic director, Tim Robbins, from the legendary film "Shawshank Redemption."