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,...

Children Speak Out for Arts Education

The California State PTA is celebrating Arts in Education Week with several activities, including the release of a video featuring students at C.E. Dingle Elementary School in Woodland.

Arts Education for Minority Children Declines

Fewer children are getting access to arts education, whether at school or elsewhere, according to a new analysis of federal data issued by the National Endowment for the Arts.  Read the Education Week article.

South Carolina Arts Assessment Program

The South Carolina Arts Assessment Program (SCAAP) is the only fully implemented and web-based arts assessment at the state-level. Currently, SCAAP has six different assessments in various stages of development. All SCAAP assessments include a web-based multiple-choice section and two...

Arts Assessment Toolkit – CAPE

This tool for the arts education field, developed by Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education, share case studies documenting a wide-range of assessments as put into practice by arts organizations and educators. Learn more by clicking here.

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