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Grants to Fund Summer Youth Programs

Mon, Apr 27, 2015 @ 11:04 AM / by Mary Ross posted in education, education resources, education funds, educational opportunities, art grant art education grant, educational funding, education grants, education funding, educational grants, grants for education, enviornmental grants, enviornmental funding, environmental education, grants for art education, art instruction, education grant, environment grant, art education grant, grants for the arts, art grant, environmental grant, art education

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Summer school, summer camp, summer programs? What summer situation are you in need of funding? With the school year coming to a rapid end, many parents are looking for activities to keep their kids busy for the summer months, and many foundations are looking to support organizations that can make this happen.  Time is running out on getting grant funding for this summer, so here is a sampling of the grants you should know about.

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Grants for Art Education

Thu, Oct 9, 2014 @ 14:10 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in grant notification, grants for art education, art instruction, music grants, grants for new music instruments, grants for music education, grant opportunity, art education grant, school grant, art education

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The Chicago Public Schools (CPS), one of the largest school systems in the country, recently unveiled a first-of-its kind analysis of arts education offerings, staffing, partnerships, and funding in CPS during the 2012-13 school year. This report found that elementary students on average received 99 minutes of arts education per week. As part of the district’s arts guidelines, elementary schools should provide at least 120 minutes per week. But, according to the self-reported data, only 40 percent of CPS elementary schools offered that much arts education. Additionally, the report found that 95 percent of elementary/middle schools, and 88 percent of high schools, had at least one part- or full-time arts instructor. That means there are some schools that have no arts instruction by a certified arts teacher.  

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