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COE Spotlight: Creativity at the Core

CREATIVITY AT THE CORE CCSESA Arts Initiative The arts are back. California is home to one of the highest concentration of creative people in the world, according to the California Arts Council, yet for decades our schools saw their funding...

Los Angeles Unified School District Arts Instructional Guide

Program Descriptors: Traditional, charter, magnet Urban, suburban Elementary, middle, high school Dance, music, theatre, visual arts Standards-based curriculum The Arts Education Branch of LAUSD has completed a draft of their K-6 Arts Instructional Guides (AIG) and is piloting the guidelines...

STEAM: Experts Make Case for Adding Arts to STEM

Ed Week’s recent article on STEAM introduces key reasons for adding the ARTS to STEM. The acronym STEM—shorthand for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—has quickly taken hold in education policy circles, but some experts in the arts community and beyond...

Schools Integrate Dance into Core Academics

The infusion of the Arts appears to be gaining a stronger foothold at a time when advocates are struggling to ensure time and support for their disciplines.  Read the Education Week article here.

Arts Participation in America

  This report, commissioned from the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, investigates the relationship between arts education and arts participation, based on data from the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts for 1982, 1992, 2002,...

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