July 2020 | Arts Ed RECAP

on July 16, 2020

Arts Education RECAP

Read all the research, news, and policy in our arts education RECAP for July 2020.

Research

How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff Is Harming Students “There is no evidence that increased police presence in schools improves school safety. Indeed, in many cases, it causes harm. When in schools, police officers do what they are trained to do, which is detain, handcuff, and arrest. This leads to greater student alienation and a more threatening school climate.” ACLU

New Study – Start with Equity: From the Early Years to the Early Grades “Millions of young children are disproportionately underserved, over-punished and barred from high-quality education in American schools.” Arizona State University

Equity

How Arts Education is About Equity Create CA put together a video with statistics and perspectives to help raise awareness about why access to arts education is important. Create CA

Creative Economy Recovery Grants Applications Are Open Through July 22, 2020 “Sacramento City Council approved the framework for the $7.5 million Creative Economy Recovery program allocated to arts, creative economy and tourism. Four grants are available for individual artists, arts and cultural nonprofits and creative businesses that have experienced financial hardship because of the crisis caused by the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.” Office of Arts and Culture, Sacramento 

Calls-to-Action

Become a Protégé or Protégé Mentor with Emerging Arts Leaders, Los Angeles Applications are now open through July 27, 2020 EAL/LA

Advocacy

From Protest to Power: Building Black Power to Achieve Racial Justice and Equity Join The Liberty Hill Foundation for this zoom discussion about LAUSD School Police, reimagining public safety, and rapid response funds Liberty Hill

Regional Conversations About the State of Arts & Culture in California “Each 60 minute session will provide arts leaders with an opportunity to address the current status of arts and culture in your region.” Californians for the Arts

Policy

Joint Statement from San Diego Unified, Los Angeles Unified School Districts Regarding Online Start to School Year “…the new school year will start online only. Instruction will resume on Aug.18 in Los Angeles Unified and Aug. 31 in San Diego Unified, as previously scheduled. Both districts will continue planning for a return to in-person learning during the 2020-21 academic year, as soon as public health conditions allow.” SDUSD


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Gaby PalmadessaJuly 2020 | Arts Ed RECAP