The Fender Music Foundation awards instruments and equipment to eligible music instruction programs. These items are lightly used, blemished or otherwise imperfect and have been collected from manufacturers and retailers. Descriptions regarding the specific imperfections of each instrument will be available to selected programs.
The arts are now recognized as "official uses" in official USDOE guidance on Every Student Succeeds Act Student Support and Enrichment Grants and contribute to a well-rounded education! We'll stay tuned to how this guidance is resolved in actual legislation and state-level plans for 2017, and hope you will too.
ETA has created a framework detailing many of the elements that make these priorities successful with short, medium and long term indicators for each element. This document provides a more in depth understanding of how ETA approaches our work with schools.
If members of your student body are involved with the courts in any way, you may be interested in attending a talk and panel discussion on the ways in which the arts can be an effective tool in supporting their needs. The NYC Arts In Education Roundtable...
The Blueprints for Teaching and Learning in the Arts: PreK-12 provide teachers with a path to follow for developing curriculum in their art form, and provide benchmarks for what children should know, understand, and be able to do in the arts ...
A common public funding source for capital projects is often referred to as Reso A, which is allocated for school projects to the School Construction Authority by New York City Council members and Borough Presidents.