• 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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