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Riverview School District Applauds Carnation Elementary for School’s Commitment to Arts Learning

After receiving a state School of Excellence in Arts Education award, Carnation Elementary is recognized by their school district for their outstanding achievement.  As one of three schools to be awarded this title, Carnation Elementary – as well as winning schools Elk Plain Elementary and Tacoma School of the Arts – have been submitted to […]
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ArtsEd Washington & Carnation Elementary Featured on KING 5

Kicking off Arts Education Month, KING 5 reporter Christie Johnson highlights the important role of the arts in schools and the positive impacts on students participating in arts programs in a special education segment “What’s Cool in School.” ArtsEd Washington is featured with Carnation Elementary School, who is noted – along with Tacoma School of […]
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Parents and Students Rally to Save the Arts in Florida

The Tampa Tribune, April 12, 2011 As the Pasco County School Board deliberated over what programs to cut, over 500 parents, students, and teachers attended a series of town hall meetings to advocate for arts education.  Read how these arts advocates came together and what you can do at your next School Board meeting.
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ArtsEdWA In the News: Arts Education Month

We’d like to thank our friends and partners for acknowledging our leadership and role in Arts Education Month! Arts Education Partnership Association of Washington School Principals City of Seattle Dance Educators Association of Washington Maple Elementary School PTSA Mixx 96.1 State Arts Action Network State Board of Education Washington Association of School Administrators Washington Music […]
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Kevin Spacey Advocates for Arts Education Funding

Examiner.com, April 6, 2011 Actor Kevin Spacey has been on the arts advocacy circuit: he spoke at Capitol Hill commemorating Arts Advocacy Day, gave the keynote address at the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center, and made an appearance on Hardball with Chris Matthews – all to advocate for […]
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ArtsEdWA In the News: Interlake High School’s Battle of the Bands for ArtsEd Washington Raises More Than $10,000!

Bellevue Reporter, April 1,2011 Read about the recent success of Battle of the Bands for ArtsEd Washington, a student-led fundraising event that helps raise awareness in the community of the importance of arts education.
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It’s a Fact: the Demand for Creativity is on the Rise

Read about the important role that art and design plays in our everyday lives.  The Ringling College of Art and Design presents data that indicates just how influential the arts are on our economic well-being and future. Learn more about how arts funding in our own state is in jeopardy and find out how you […]
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ArtsEd WA In the News: Bellevue’s Interlake High School students bring back battle of bands to support arts

Bellevue Reporter, March 12, 2011 Community paper features the student-led Battle of the Bands event.
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ArtsEd WA In the News: NEA study: Sharp decline in arts education for minority kids

League of Education Voters Blog, March 13, 2011 League of Education Voters blogs about the NEA study on the racial inequity around arts education.
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ArtsEd WA In the News: ArtsEd Washington Launches New Interactive Site

Seattle’s Child, January 3, 2011 Seattle’s Child promotes the launch of the new Arts Ed Washington website.
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