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Higher graduation rates, improved self confidence, better school attendance records -- these are just some of the proven successes of students who have participated in Shakespeare Festival/LA's Will Power to...
Samuel Green and BreAnna Jones
In December 2007, Washington native Samuel Green became the state's first poet laureate. The author of 10 poetry collections, he is also the longtime editor of Brooding Heron Press, which...
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In just its first year of participation, the U.S. Virgin Islands saw its Poetry Out Loud champion, Charlotte Amalie High School sophomore Shawntay A. Henry, crowned the program's third national...
Eli Yamin
Eli Yamin is a professional advocate for jazz education. Under the auspices of Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC), Yamin trains teachers to use the NEA Jazz in the Schools toolkit...
A man with rasied arms and sporting a big smile dances in the middle of a circle of children.
In 1981, the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts - a nonprofit organization that presents and produces performance and education programs for local, national, and international audiences - established...

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