The No Child Left Behind Act and Arts Programs

Regardless of your standing on the effects and benefits of the No Child Left Behind Act (Public Law 107-110), the most recent large scale education reform, the NCLB has had a profound negative effect on music and the arts in general in public schools.  Robert Lynch provided statistics in The Hill when the act was […]

The National Endowment for the Arts and Congress

These past few weeks we’ve watched as the house of representatives, the senate and the respective parties that preside over them wrangle and discuss blow hot air over spending and tax cuts.  Originally, the House’s plan called for $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts which would be an unbelievable lift to artists […]