Thursday, June 17, 2010

Arts grants announced

Boston Public Schools are getting $800,000 in grants for arts programs for the next school year through the Arts Expansion Initiative, the Boston Globe reports.

The non-profit EdVestors coordinates the initiative's funds. Here is a full list of the grants. Among the West Zone schools to benefit:
  • The Hyde Square Task Force will teach Afro-Latin and contemporary dance in the Kennedy and Agassiz elementaries;
  • Those two schools will also get a program from Visual Understanding in Education;
  • The Community Music Center of Boston will offer choral, instrumental, and theater instruction in several schools, including the Hale elementary;
  • Irving middle school will get a visual arts program through the Eliot School of Fine Arts.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

visual understanding has to do with visual learning and visual problem solving, especially tied to math and science. It's not a visual arts or arts history.

Geeky Mama said...

Thanks. Will amend above.