Defunding National Endowment for the Arts would be ‘devastating’ for NYC: study
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some of the most important parts of kids' education could disappear if the Trump White House has its way and eliminates a small but influential government program. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) provides grants that affect culture and impact things as essential as your child's ability to read well -- and President Donald Trump's proposed gutting of the agency would hit New York harder than anywhere else in the country.