The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, which is announcing $500,000 in grants to 11 performing and visual arts groups today, doubled its giving to $1 million a year in 2009 in response to funding cuts of the sort that have been in the news in recent weeks.

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  • NCLB Rewrite Expands Definition of 'Core Subjects,' Sparks Testing ... - Education Week
    ... tests are English/language arts, math, and science. Those who advocate significant cutbacks in ... In a mass email, the groups offered a list ...
    04/8/2015 - 1:19 pm | View Link
  • Definition of 'Core Subjects' Expanded Under Senate Bipartisan NCLB ... - Education Week
    ... tests are English/language arts, math, and science. Those who advocate significant cutbacks in ... In a mass email, the groups offered a list ...
    04/8/2015 - 11:42 am | View Link
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  • Lakeland's Regulation: Reasonable Idea for Bus Stops
    That's certainly a plus to the cash-strapped bus service, which as of July is looking at major cutbacks to save money ... Commissioners also could invite the Mayor's Council on the Arts and other art groups to offer recommendations on the exemption's ...
    04/17/2015 - 7:56 am | View Link
  • Pittsburgh arts groups ended year in the red
    The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is one of several arts groups in the Pittsburgh region say they finished 2011 in the red, largely because of cutbacks in state money, and that doesn't surprise the head of the Allegheny County Regional Asset District.
    04/15/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Definition of 'Core Subjects' Expanded Under Senate Bipartisan NCLB Rewrite
    since the only subjects with required tests are English/language arts, math, and science. Those who advocate significant cutbacks in mandated testing were pretty unhappy with yesterday's draft, since it retains the same assessment schedule as No Child Left ...
    04/9/2015 - 5:19 am | View Link
  • No more gentle reminders: California naming and shaming water wasters as drought intensifies
    Along the south coast, home to more than a third of Californians from San Diego to Los Angeles, residents actually showed an increase in water consumption despite longstanding calls for cutbacks ... and environmental groups. State officials say they ...
    04/8/2015 - 12:27 am | View Link
  • Local arts organisation groups reject criticism by MPs of “disproportionate” funding for London boroughs
    This contrasts with Croydon, which arts groups claim is suffering a space shortage due to cutbacks. “The work and connections are in London” Boland said the company needed the Arts Council funding to take its production on tour because most UK venues ...
    11/12/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Arts Funding Watch
    In this issue of Arts Funding Watch, the Foundation Center's newsletter devoted to arts-related topics, you'll read about a new report from the Cultural Policy Center ...
    04/18/2015 - 5:52 pm | View Website
  • Culture and the Arts
    The ArtsBeat blog is devoted to culture news and reviews, and to the work and interests of the reporters and critics of The Times’s culture department and the Book ...
    04/16/2015 - 5:16 am | View Website
  • The Euro Crisis Is Hurting Cultural Groups
    Europe’s economic problems, and the austerity programs meant to address them, are forcing arts institutions there to curtail programs, tours and grants.
    04/14/2015 - 5:47 am | View Website
  • Arts Council outlines Northern Ireland funding cuts
    The Arts Council has released details of organisations that face funding cuts in the next financial year. Of 115 groups that applied for funding, 27 face ...
    03/23/2015 - 7:03 am | View Website
  • Sir Kenneth Branagh speaks out over Northern Ireland arts ...
    Belfast-born actor and director Sir Kenneth Branagh speaks out against cuts to the arts in Northern Ireland.
    03/22/2015 - 11:58 am | View Website
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