Welcome to the Anaheim Alliance for Arts Education. Our coalition of parents, school officials, arts organizations, community and business leaders are working to keep the arts in our local schools. Join us!

August 9, 2013

 Last year, despite Europe's budget woes, the European Union announced that it was spending £1.8 billion ( $2,423,520,00) for the period 2014-2020 (to) "boost their cultural and creative industries," which, they said, "are a major source of jobs and growth in Europe."                                                                           

April 4, 2013

The Student Voices campaign, launched by the California Alliance for Arts Education, provides students with a platform to share their creativity and passion for the arts with their elected representatives in Sacramento.

February 18, 2013

STEM alone won't breed innovation (USA Today, February 5, 2013)                                                            There's  no doubt in our technolory-driven times that we need plenty of graduates who can tackle such subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

September 16, 2012

According to a recent report by the Pew Charitable Trust, a majority of voters say they already know what they need to know about both presidential candidates.

July 5, 2012

In a recent interview, Alliance Executive Director Joe Landon cited strong relationships with school board members as key to the success of the Local Advocacy Network. "They approach school board members as partners.

June 21, 2012

Alliance Endorses Ballot Initiatives
Last week, the Policy Council of the California Alliance met in Los Angeles and voted to endorse two ballot initiatives in the November election - the one proposed by Governor Brown, the other by "Our Children Our Future." The decision to endorse both was made with a recognition of what is at stake for California's schools.

May 31, 2012

Press Relese From Pat Wayne,Arts Orange County Deputy Director Dated April 6, 2012

April 23, 2012

The California Legislative Joint Committee on the Arts [is holding] hearings on legislation that will develop a "creativity index" to measure creativity in public schools statewide. This movement matches legislation [passed in] Massachusetts last spring, and is much like a bill working its way through the legislature in Oklahoma. Maine, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Colorado and Wisconsin are beginning similar discussions and Nebraska is getting itself organized. Seoul, Korea, and Alberta and Edmonton in Canada -- and probably other cities and nations around the world -- are following these efforts closely. Clearly something big is happening across America.

March 26, 2012

According to John Eger's newest blog in the Huffington Post, "Clearly something big is happening across America" and that something is creativity. Next week, arts education stakeholders from all over California will gather in Coronado to talk about "how the arts and creative education can transform California classrooms."  Next month, the California Legislative Joint Committee on the Arts will hold hearings on SB 789, legislation that will require the Governor to develop a "creativity index," which in turn would be used to measure creativity in public schools statewide. SB 789 was authored by Senator Curren Price of the 26th Senatorial District and sponsored by the California Alliance.

March 6, 2012

Art Every Day Tasks-31 Creative Ideas To Embrace Your Inner Artist This Month