We stay on top of the latest trends, opportunities and threats in our field. Our newsletter provides a digest of current arts education headlines; our Legislative Update tracks bills in the California Legislature that could impact arts programs in our schools; and, our blog offers an in depth view or opinion on current policy issues. Below are the latest news stories about our work.  

Alliance Press Releases

California Arts Education Advocates Celebrate the Return of Dance and Theatre Credentials in Schools - December 11, 2016

Arts Now Humboldt Summit - Region-Wide Conference to Offer Strategies and Resources for Bringing Creative Education to Rural School Districts - December 7, 2016

California Arts Education Advocates Celebrate the Return of Dance and Theatre Credentials in Schools

TADA! California Schools Get Dance and Theatre Credentials - September 26, 2016

Leaders and Students Come Together in Day­long, Statewide Discussion about Effective Ways to Increase Arts Education in Public Schools - September 2, 2016

STUDENT VOICES CAMPAIGN LETS STUDENTS SPEAK - 20 Students Selected as Finalists from 7 California Counties - April 12, 2016

Launch of Online Guide Put Arts Integration within Reach of Title I Schools - February 10, 2015

California Arts Council Invests In Student Voices - December 2, 2014

Americans For The Arts Launches New State Arts Education Initiative at National Conference of State Legislatures - August 20, 2014

Kate Byrne, Linda Johnson and Joan Palmer Join Board of Directors of California Alliance for Arts Education - May 22, 2014

How Schools Use Arts Education Strategies to Achieve Title I Goals - February 18, 2014

CREATE CA - Restoring the Arts to California Schools - January 31, 2014

Title 1 Program Embraces Arts Education to Improve Educational Outcomes for Low-income Students - January 30, 2014

Arts Education Advocates Publish Survey of Humboldt School Board Candidates - October 21, 2013 

Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys Completed In 33 LA County Races - October 9, 2013

Willaim Tisdale Joins Board - August 1, 2013

New Joins to California Alliance Policy Council - June 11, 2013

Forging a Policy Pathway for Arts Education - April 4, 2013

California Alliance Launches Board Fellows Program - February 10, 2013

Students Unleash Creativity in Campaign to Keep Arts In Schools - January 31, 2013

Shirin Vakharia Joins Board of Directors of California Alliance for Arts Education - November 19, 2012

Mary Anne Keshen & Lisa Podos Join Board of Directors of California Alliance for Arts Education - June 15, 2012

Eight OC School Districts Receive Grants to Fund Arts Plans - April 6, 2012

New Law Would Broaden Expectations of Schools Beyond Standardized Tests - February 7, 2012

Students Bring Back the Arts - December 7, 2011

California Alliance for Arts Education Names New Executive Director – July 7, 2011

Arts Education In City Schools Saved By Solar Power  June 21, 2011

San Diego Arts Education Programs Win National Award Days Before Being Cut By 93%  - March 31, 2011

California Alliance Releases Survey of Candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction on the Role of Arts Education - October 25, 2010

California Alliance Releases Arts Education Survey of School Board Candidates - October 6, 2010

Celebrities and Candidates Come Together for Arts Education - September 30, 2010

Creativity, Education and California’s Future - September 21, 2010

San Diego Business Leaders Join Effort to Sustain Arts Education in Public Schools - May 7, 2010

In South Bay District Students Care for Instruments; Community Cares for Music Ed - April 6, 2010

Launch of Newport-Mesa Alliance for Arts Education - March 5, 2010

Webinar Reaches Communities with Immediate Strategies and Information - March 2, 2010

Launch of Huntington Beach Alliance for Arts Education - February 18, 2010

Launch of Anaheim Alliance for Arts Education - February 19, 2010

Open Letter to the School Board - February 4, 2010

Alliance for Arts Education Unites Local Leaders - May 5, 2009

Kennedy Center Nominates Newport-Mesa School District - May 5 2009

New Budget Puts Arts Education at Risk Statewide - February 23, 2009

Sonoma County Alliance for Arts Education Unites Local Leaders - February 13, 2009

California Alliance for Arts Education Urges Governor to Stand Strong in Support of Arts Education - January 30, 2008

Bakersfield Alliance for Arts Education Unites Community Leaders - May 20, 2008

Governor's Promise To Arts Education Preserved - May 20, 2008

Creativity at Crossroads of California's Investment in Education - May 7, 2008