Archives: Advocacy Tools

The following tools are intended to support your efforts to show up and speak out.

Arts Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) and Grade Level Expectations (GLEs)

The Arts Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) and Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) can be found on the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) website. Link: http://www.k12.wa.us/Arts/Standards/default.aspx
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Washington State Basic Education Act

To these ends, the goals of each school district, with the involvement of parents and community members, shall be to provide opportunities for every student to develop the knowledge and skills essential to: …(2) Know and apply the core concepts and principles of mathematics; social, physical, and life sciences; civics and history, including different cultures […]
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Elementary & Secondary Education Act

Core Academic Subjects – The term `core academic subjects’ means English, reading or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts, history, and geography. Link: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/index.html
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Secretary Arne Duncan’s Speech, April 2010

Secretary Arne Duncan’s Remarks at the Arts Education Partnership National Forum Link: http://www2.ed.gov/news/speeches/2010/04/04092010.html
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AEM 2011: Speaking Points

Consider using some of the following speaking points in any speeches or announcements you may give regarding your Arts Education Month event.
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AEM 2010: Sample Resolution

Use this resolution template to write your own in support of Arts Education Month.
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AEM 2011: Sample Request Letter to City/County Council

Request that your City/County Council pass a resolution in support of Arts Education Month.
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AEM 2011: Sample Request Letter to Board of Directors

Request that your School Board pass a resolution in support of Arts Education Month.
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AEM 2011: Sample Proclamation

Use this proclamation template to write your own in support of Arts Education Month.
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AEM 2011: Sample Press Release

Send out a press release about your Arts Education Month event to your community.
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