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Art teachers in Arizona can apply for $10 million in grants through Dec. 31

Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 3:07pm

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne has announced a new grant opportunity allowing district and charter schools to buy supplies for arts courses, like paints, sheet music or costumes.

Only full-time art teachers are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 in funding.

The Arizona Department of Education has a total of $10 million to disburse through June 2024.  

“There are studies that show learning how to play stringed instruments helps students do better in math, so there are both aesthetic and academic benefits to arts education," Horne said. "I am pleased to encourage schools to apply for these funds to support arts education throughout Arizona.”

The deadline to apply is Dec. 31. For more information, email [email protected].

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