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October 2014 | Results Newsletter | Policy Win

$23 Million More for Arts in Schools

ART IN SESSION: Mayor de Blasio announces the new funding at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Center for Arts Education
$120,000 | 2013-2014

Amid pressure to make public schools more rigorous, arts education often is ignored. The Trust funded advocacy to change that, and Mayor de Blasio recently announced $23 million in funding for arts education for 2015. The City will hire 120 additional arts teachers, upgrade facilities, pay for supplies, and help City schools better meet state standards for arts instruction.

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