California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation

California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation

Fri, 12/21/2012 (All day)

Photo: New economy reportCalifornia's economy is ranked as the fourth largest "New Economy" in the nation, a new study shows.  The 2012 State New Economy Index, released on December 11, ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the environment for innovation and high-tech job growth movement toward a global, innovation-based " New Economy."

Nonprofit Arts: An Economic Engine for LA

Nonprofit Arts: An Economic Engine for LA

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 8:47am

Americans for the Arts logo

Last month, Americans for the Arts released the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study, which shows Los Angeles’s nonprofit arts community supports 37,000 jobs and generates $1.38 billion of activity in the local economy.

New National Study of Arts Education Looks at Specific Disciplines

New National Study of Arts Education Looks at Specific Disciplines

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 12:07pm

Art Class by Bsivad, on FlickrThe National Center for Education Statistics has released a report outlining and evaluating the state of arts education in primary and secondary schools throughout America.

New Report Ties Pennsylvania's Bright Future to Arts Education Progress

New Report Ties Pennsylvania's Bright Future to Arts Education Progress

Fri, 05/25/2012 - 8:00am

Creating Pennsylvania's Future through the Arts and Arts EducationA new report released by the Education Policy and Leadership Center Arts and Education Initiative strongly encourages lawmakers to prioritize “high quality, comprehensive, standards-based arts education” for all primary and secondary students throughout he state of Pennsylvania.