The Missouri Alliance for Arts Education Legislative Watch Team meets weekly during the legislative session and carefully reviews legislation filed to determine the potential impact on arts education, arts educators and students of the arts. Find below the legislation under review within the current year.
.House Appropriation FY23 Budget
Education Subcommittee hearing 1.20.22 - Testimony submitted in support of Missouri Fine Arts Academy
Prohibits public school membership in any statewide activities association that prohibits home school students from participating in any event or activity offered by the school district in which the student resides
General Laws Committee hearing - 1.31.22 - Testimony submitted for informational purposes underscoring co-curricular provisions, the need for coursework aligned with Missouri Learning Standards and schools/teachers determining eligibility and the role for safety, access and equity.
Other bills we are monitoring include
The MAAE greatly appreciates the financial support provided by the Francis Family Foundation and the MAAE member organizations for
Fine Arts Education Day.