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Action Alert! ACTION ALERT from the California Alliance for Arts Education To all Local Advocacy Network Members The time is Now! Speak Out to Keep Arts in Schools

posted Mar 11, 2009, 11:57 AM by Jenna Freck   [ updated Mar 11, 2009, 12:08 PM ]

Please see Documents section for important attachment on Funding for Arts in Schools.  Essentially, the attached document explains that California's new budget allows school districts to transfer block grant money set aside for art and music to other programs, as they deem necessary.  However, the boards of education in each district must hold public meetings before making the decisions.  Parents who do not want this block grant money transferred out of art and music must be vocal and speak up at the meetings.  Please forward to everyone you know who has kids in AUSD schools.
The info. below lists when/where and AUSD Board of Education meets and also lists the board members.  Now is the time to let the board know how you feel about arts education funding.
The Alameda Board of Education meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, at 6:30 p.m.

City Hall
City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
AUSD Board of Education
Tracy Jensen
Term Expires: 12/2010
904 Lincoln Avenue
Mike McMahon
Term Expires: 12/2010
333 Haight Avenue
Email: mike.mcmahon@yahoo.com
Ron Mooney
Term Expires: 12/2012

Trish Spencer
Term Expires: 12/2012

Niel Tam
Term Expires: 12/2012
Superintendent of Schools: Ardella Dailey
2200 Central Avenue, Alameda

Alameda Civic Ballet

posted Mar 8, 2009, 11:07 PM by Jenna Freck   [ updated Mar 11, 2009, 11:58 AM ]

Mark your calendars for the Alameda Civic Ballet Performance, The Impressionists, on April 3 & 4!
Check the Documents section for the art docent lesson and corresponding prints...

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