California Arts Council

State of California
 

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February 08, 2010Mary Beth Barber
916-322-6588

mbarber@cac.ca.gov

Official Statements in Support of Arts Education Passed by California Arts Council

Governing-body members of the state’s arts agency urges increase in arts education statewide and the continuation of arts education programming in LAUSD

Sacramento -

Members of the California Arts Council unanimously approved two official statements recently that support instruction of the visual and performing arts education in the classrooms of California's K-12 schools. A proclamation addressing the visual and performing arts throughout California was approved last October, and a resolution addressing concerns about proposed reductions of arts education in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was approved on January 26, 2010.

SEE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATION PROCLAMATION

SEE LAUSD ARTS EDUCATION RESOLUTION

For more information, contact the California Arts Council's communication director Mary Beth Barber at (916) 322-6588, (916) 835-5580 (cell) or mbarber@cac.ca.gov.




The mission of the California Arts Council, a state agency, is to advance California through the Arts and Creativity. Members of the California Arts Council include: Chair Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, Vice Chair William Turner, Michael Alexander, Adam Hubbard, Charmaine Jefferson, Karen Skelton, and Susan Steinhauser.

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