MASSCreative is a founding member of Arts for All, a coalition of non-profit organizations and public agencies.  Together we work in collaboration to ensure all students have equitable access to and active participation in a robust arts education through the entire public education spectrum. 




Through organizing, education and public policy recommendations, Arts for All and our grassroots partners have successfully advocated for meaningful reforms which advance arts education in the Commonwealth including:

Department of Elementary and Secondary School Accountability

Inclusion of data on access to arts education on school and district "reports cards". This will make it easier for parents, students and other members of the community to see what arts education courses are available in their schools, and compare them with other districts. 

Modernized Arts Curriculum Frameworks

In 2016, state education leaders committed to revising the Arts Curriculum Framework, which has not been updated since 1999. Curriculum frameworks are the guides districts and schools use to develop local curricula and to determine a quality education in each subject area. The 2019 updated Frameworks not only revise and update visual arts and performing arts, but for the first time Media Arts are also included. This is yet another step toward ensuring all Massachusetts students can reap the benefits of arts education.

Arts for All Coalition Members include:

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