Graduate students seem to be unfairly hit by the GOP tax plan and have organized to block passage.
Graduate students pay for their education by teaching, doing research, and performing routine administrative tasks in return for waived tuition and a meager stipend. Under the proposed GOP tax bill, graduate student tuition waivers will be counted as...Read more →
~ Arts Action Alert via the Americans for the Arts
July 12, 2017
Today, the U.S. House Interior Appropriations Committee advanced a bill to provide funding for our nation’s natural and cultural resources, proposing $145 million to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for FY2018. This is a $5 million...Read more →
The Massachusetts Cultural Council announced four grant opportunity programs for the 2017-18 funding cycle in their most recent Creative Youth News newsletter:
- STARS Residencies
- Big Yellow School Bus
- Local Cultural Council Program
- Creative Youth Development
Read the entire Creative Youth News newsletter to learn about the voices and creators behind these...Read more →
Increased Funding is Essential
“’We’re pleased with the much needed increase to State Aid, especially that it comes during a tight budget year” said MBLC Director Dianne Carty. “However, state funding to support libraries is...Read more →
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...Read more →
India Conference 2017
Harvard Business School | Harvard Kennedy School
The ‘India Conference’ is one of the largest student-led conferences focusing on India in the USA. It is organized by the...Read more →
On behalf of Anita Walker, Massachusetts Cultural Council Director:
Be not afeared, the isle is full of noises.
We are a sanctuary for hope. An incubator for social justice. The stewards of our collective memory. The scientific rigor that explains our world,...Read more →