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National Student Poets Bring Poetry to Life for Audiences During National Poetry Month

National Student Poets Bring Poetry to Life for Audiences During National Poetry Month
Since the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) launched the class of 2014 last September, these five teenage poets have  been actively participating in readings and workshops at locations, ranging from the White House to literary festivals to schools to local libraries, and more. By ... Read More »

The National Student Poets to Participate in Youth and Poetry Forum in Chicago

The National Student Poets to Participate in Youth and Poetry Forum in Chicago
The Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Out Loud’s national competition champions, the 2014 Class of National Student Poets (NSPP) and representatives of poetry slam and spoken word organizations from around the country will convene in Chicago in early April to engage issues around the role of ... Read More »

New Report on Turnaround Arts Points to Success

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) released the results of an independent study that shows substantial gains in student achievement at schools participating in its Turnaround Arts initiative.  The eight schools’ in the pilot phase of the initiative, ... Read More »

New Report on Turnaround Arts Points to Success

New Report on Turnaround Arts Points to Success
he President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) released the results of an independent study that shows substantial gains in student achievement at schools participating in its Turnaround Arts initiative.  The eight schools’ in the pilot phase of the initiative, ... Read More »

PCAH Celebrates the 2014 NAHYP Award Winners at White House Ceremony

Twelve young people from across the country shared the stage with First Lady Michelle Obama as they accepted the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program (NAHYP) Award on behalf of the after-school programs that have changed their lives. The award recognizes the country’s best creative ... Read More »