Arts Education Partnership

Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools
President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools 1999-2000 and 2009-10
National Center for Education Statistics
Institute of Education Sciences

The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies
National Endowment for the Arts

New Engines of Growth: Five Roles for Arts, Culture and Design
National Governors Association

Critical Evidence: How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement
This article explains what the research says about how the study of, and participation in, arts impacts academic achievement.

Conversation with Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
Governor Huckabee explains why arts education is important and how he’s trying to promote this message.

Critical Links Summary
The authors summarize their findings of how arts integration has 84 distinguishable effects on students.

Three Rs Are Essential, but Don’t Forget the A – the Arts
This article advocates implementing arts into the daily classroom by stressing the benefits of an art-enriched curriculum.

Ten Lessons the Arts Teach
A list of the ten lessons students learn from studying and participating in art, by Eliot Eisner.

Highlights of the Arts Education Research
This site offers the highlights of research demonstrating the connection between arts and academic achievement.

Fine Arts Courses Tied to Higher Academic Rating
The Texas Coalition for Arts Education reports on the connection between arts involvement and high academic achievement.

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