Portland officials want to stop releasing the names of residents who pay the city's arts tax, an effort to hire more arts and music teachers.
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October 12, 2015
The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities honored five high school students as the 2015 class of the National Student Poets Program.
October 08, 2015
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival rocked the literary world at the end of September with a bold announcement: Festival organizers are commissioning the translation of 39 Shakespearean plays into Modern English.
August 28, 2015
Success of another endeavor and teachers' interest inspired the Academy of American Poets to create a program that introduces poetry regardless of discipline.
January 12, 2015
A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.
January 08, 2015
The Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington have released their entire digitized collection, including hi-resolution images of more than 40,000 objects in the museums' Asian art collections.
December 09, 2014
A well-known violinist is claiming that Shinichi Suzuki, the famous violinist whose instructional method is used worldwide, lied about his training and endorsements.
December 05, 2014
Music teacher Shawn Tolley says he wanted to connect his students to a subject he loves.
April 04, 2014
Misty Adoniou, a senior lecturer in literacy and teaching English as a second language at the University of Canberra, makes a case for allowing, and encouraging, students to draw in classrooms.
May 02, 2013
According to NBC News, a school in Roxbury, Mass., has seen positive effects--at least in terms of academics and school culture--from cutting back on school security, and using those funds to up arts instruction.