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Thinking Outside the Box of Chocolates

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Good Moves for Young Dancers

While dancing is a beautiful and expressive form of art, it's also a sport, and one that isn't without risks

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Raising “Art Smart” Students in the 21st Century

So, what are 21st century skills exactly? Why do they matter to “art smart” parents and how do we help our kids?

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Start the Conversation about Arts Education

Some conversation starters for gaining and retaining arts education funding in your community

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