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Facilitators, speakers, and youth leaders will guide attendees in understanding how race, socio-economic status, trauma, and mental health uniquely inform the ways in which students learn and engage with community. Sessions will utilize the disciplines of dance, theatre, media, visual arts, and music as an essential asset in student centered and project based learning. Organized by the NH State Council on the Arts in partnership with the NH Arts Learning Network and many local and regional partners.

Funding for the Arts under ESSA Title IV-A

Exciting Arts based programs have already been funded. Title IV, Part A is a federal funding source available to all New Hampshire public school districts and public charter schools. The federal budget assures funding for the Title IV-A program through 2018-2019 and 2019-2020.

Looking Forward: New Curricular Arts Standards!

Commissioner of Education, Frank Edelblut, has requested that the 1994 NH  Curricular Framework for the Arts (commonly known as the “Arts Standards”) be updated. This important state work is underway with writing teams in dance, theatre, media, visual arts, and music presenting a first draft to the Commissioner on August 20, 2019. Final recommendations will be presented to the State School Board in March, 2020. 

Planning your Next STEAM Adventure

STEAM champions innovation through achieving competencies in each subject area of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. Through project based learning, these subjects are often integrated to present a more holistic learning experience. STEM and the Arts challenges students through the application of 21st Century Skills: creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration. Here's what STEAM looks like in NH...

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