Tag: budget cuts

  • Federal K-12 Arts Ed Funding on the Chopping Block Again

    Federal K-12 Arts Ed Funding on the Chopping Block Again

    In case you missed ┬áit, on September 29th, in Ed Week’s Curriculum Matters blog was this article: STEM Ed. Among Cuts Sought in Draft House Budget Plan. The House is at it again, proposing the zeroing out of K-12 arts education at the USDOE, as well as a host of other vital programs, including the…

  • Arts Education in New York City Schools: Doing More with Much Less????

    From today’s City Room, by Anna Phillips: Even Before Layoffs, Schools Lost 135 Arts Teachers And, before that, there was successive years of steep declines in funding for arts supplies and cultural partnerships. New York City spends $2 per student on arts supplies. I know suburban districts on Long Island and Westchester that spend about…

  • Juillard Makes Cuts to MAP Program

    In today’s New York Times there is an article about cuts Juilliard is making to it’s Musical Advancement Program (MAP), which serves low income students. The article also mentions cutbacks made to the Academy program, but doesn’t provide details. This news comes on the heels of the Curtis Institute announcing a new facility. It’s a…