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Arts Educators Meet with U.S. Secretary of Education

Since his appointment in 2015, U.S. Secretary of Education, John King, has invited educators from around the country to join him for tea to discuss timely and relevant topics facing the American education system. On August 30, 2016, fourteen arts educators joined the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education for tea and a conversation on the opportunities for the arts in the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
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National Arts in Education Week

Whether you are a student, educator, parent, or principal, you can find a way to celebrate the arts in education during National Arts in Education Week. National Arts in Education Week takes place annually during the week beginning with the second Sunday of September.
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Old newspaper boxes get new lives as Little Free Libraries

Eighteen miniature libraries will debut this summer in communities across Palm Beach County, providing children with easier access to high-quality books. Old Palm Beach Post newspaper boxes have been transformed into brightly-decorated Little Free Libraries, which will be placed in neighborhoods in West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Riviera Beach, Lake Worth, Lake Park, Pahokee, Belle Glade and Jupiter.
from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

Why Should Government Support the Arts?

Fundamental to any democracy are questions about the role of government and how the public sector should support the well-being of its people. Sometimes those discussions turn to the role of the arts. This ...
Swank Table - Diner en Blanc 2016

Swank Table: Diner En Blanc

On April 10, 2016, Swank Farms hosted the “Feast Made Famous in Paris.” Everyone arrived dressed for the “Diner En Blanc” (the white dinner) in white and brought candlesticks, candelabras, votive in ...