• Posts Tagged ‘Education’

    Public Comment on State Education Plan Open Until March 9th

    by  • February 27, 2017 • Calls to Action, Policy

    Earlier this month, the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released its Massachusetts Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan detailing what determines a successful school in the Commonwealth.

    Arts education accessibility and participation for grades K-12 is included as a foundational element of every child’s curriculum. The artists community appreciates the hard...

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    An End of Year Message by MCC Director, Anita Walker

    by  • December 22, 2016 • News

    On behalf of Anita Walker, Massachusetts Cultural Council Director:

    MCC newsletter header

    Be not afeared, the isle is full of noises.  

    The Tempest
    William Shakespeare

    We are a sanctuary for hope. An incubator for social justice. The stewards of our collective memory. The scientific rigor that explains our world,...

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    Important ESSA Law Action Needed

    by  • November 22, 2016 • Legislation, News

    News from Arts|Learning:

    arts learning logoAs many readers know, congress passed the “Every Student Succeeds Act” last December. As a consequence, every state in the USA must revise its Accountability and Assistance Plan by this coming spring....

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    Labor Policy

    by  • November 2, 2016 • News, Policy

    Download the MALC Labor Policy paper PDF version (528 KB).

    Introduction

    The Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is dedicated to empowering artists of all disciplines and promoting the arts, culture, and the creative economy throughout the Commonwealth. We work to ensure artists of all disciplines have a meaningful place at policymaking tables at all levels...

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