New policies and a longer school day have helped Chicago schools give more students access to arts education.
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December 28, 2015
Each year, we take a look at Curriculum Matters' most-read blog posts, and in 2015 it seems two major themes got readers clicking: common-core testing and math instruction.
December 22, 2015
Research indicates that exposure to the arts in early childhood has positive social and emotional effects, according to a new survey from the National Endowment for the Arts, but there's room for more research on the topic.
December 17, 2015
Music teacher licensure candidates are even less likely to share their prospective students' demographic backgrounds than other teachers.
December 16, 2015
Congress released a budget deal that would give several literacy programs an increase in funding, and keep funding for STEM partnerships and Advanced Placement steady.
December 15, 2015
The new Every Student Succeeds Act includes support for arts education, including arts integration in STEM activities and a grants program.
November 16, 2015
A report from the New York state comptroller shows that 95 percent of New York City students took arts classes.
November 06, 2015
The L.A. Times continues its series on arts education in the Hollywood Hills (and the rest of Los Angeles' public schools).
November 05, 2015
Concerns from arts educators, special educators, and more led the state board to put a hold on plans to change high school diploma requirements.
October 29, 2015
A digital piano allows Kansas City students to study the instrument remotely.