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Arts to Grow works with schools and community organizations in the NY/NJ metro area to provide art programs that change children's lives, inspiring them to love to learn and helping them discover their personal, intrinsic motivation.

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    Getting the Arts Back into Education

    Getting the Arts Back into Education

    Shrinking access to arts education—and its disproportionate affect on children from lower-income neighborhoods—has been a growing concern for some time; last spring, a report released by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringershowed that spending on arts programs had decreased drastically over the past seven years, and the schools most affected were often in the neighborhoods where quality enrichment…

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    ATG Teaching Artists Share Tools of the Trade at TA Workshop

    ATG Teaching Artists Share Tools of the Trade at TA Workshop

    On a crisp September Saturday, the staff and Teaching Artists of Arts to Grow gathered in Program Manager Sara Lise Raff’s living room with one goal in mind: giving the kids in our programs the best possible experience. To that end Sara, along with our Master Teaching Artist Patricia Runcie, unveiled ATG’s newly updated Teaching Artist Resource Guide, a 40-page booklet filled with tips and tricks…

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    It’s National Arts in Education Week! The arts promote literacy and critical thinking skills that are vital for academic success.

    KINDly join us in bringing arts ed to more students by voting for Arts to Grow to receive funding for two new programs!

    It’s National Arts in Education Week! Arts education helps students stay engaged in their academics and find success in and out of the classroom.

    Perform an act of KINDness this week by voting to help more children love learning through the arts!

    It’s National Arts in Education Week! Did you know that the arts promote community involvement?

    Do the KIND thing and help us bring our proven arts programs to two new communities on our waiting list. Vote for us, then share our cause with your friends and neighbors!

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