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House committee votes to kill funding for the arts in US public schools

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Today, a bill that would deliver a devastating blow to arts in schools was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Education and the Workforce.

The Committee voted 23-16 to approve H.R. 1891, legislation sponsored by Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) that would eliminate all funding for the federal Arts in Education Program. The bill will now proceed to the full House of Representatives for consideration. 

Click here (https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml) and let your Representative know you oppose H.R. 1891 and its shortsighted cuts to valuable arts education programs.

Just a minute of your time is all it takes to help protect funding for the arts in America's public schools. With your voice we have a chance.

 

Take action -- click here to contact your local newspaper or congress people:
Let your Rep know you oppose HR 1891

Click here to see the most recent messages sent to congressional reps and local newspapers

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Republican devotion to eliminating art, not only f... by John Sanchez Jr. on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 8:09:16 AM