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Friday, February 29, 2008

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NationalAssembly of State Arts Agencies

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Executive Director's Column

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

Linking an education in and through the arts with the development of the imagination brings together constituencies who value educational advancement for a 21st century environment, economic competitiveness, quality of life, and civic engagement.

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

NASAA Web Seminar: The Imagine Nation Constituency ... New Executive Director at Oklahoma Arts Council ... Coming Up Taller honorees recognized at White House Ceremony ... National Arts Strategies' Future Leadership Program...New report examines intrinsic value of arts in neighborhood revitalization ... Dana Foundation looks at innovation in arts-teacher training.

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Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

President Bush sent his fiscal year 2009 budget to Congress on February 4 with a spending cut of $16.3 million proposed for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much money did state legislatures invest in the arts this year?

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Did You Know?

A recent article in Nonprofit Quarterly titled "The Ultimate Question" examines the issue of when and why a nonprofit organization should close its doors.

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