Miracles do happen!
After pounding on state of California for their horrible record on music and arts education as document in the Music for All Foundation's report The Sound of Silence the Governor of California will propose $100 million for use to restore music and arts education programs.
From the release:
Arts and Music Grants: To reverse the trend of under-funding fine arts programs in K-12 schools, the budget proposes $100 million to create a new Art and Music Block Grant to support standards-aligned art and music instruction in kindergarten and grades one through eight.
More on this later…
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