A new report from the Commission on the Arts - Art for Life’s Sake: The Case for Arts Education - sets forth recommendations to reverse the persistent decline in access to arts education in America. The report offers local, state, and national elected leaders recommendations in six areas, including elevating the arts, ensuring equitable access, and supporting educators.
This summer, the National Academy of Public Administration and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences held four panel discussions on Public Governance and Civic Engagement. From these conversations emerged four clear recommendations for policymakers to build a stronger civic culture and increase trust in government
The Humanities Indicators released updates on recent trends in humanities degrees today, demonstrating continued declines in humanities bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the years before the pandemic. The notable exception was found at two-year colleges.