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November 09, 2017

Can Schools Use Arts to Support Academics Under ESSA? It's Tricky

There's an opportunity for using arts to help boost student achievement under the new federal law, but research lags far behind practice.

June 23, 2017

Under ESSA, an End to the 'Narrowing of the Curriculum'?

Some states will use more than math and English/language arts exams to judge school quality.

May 23, 2017

New Trump Budget Eliminates Arts, Humanities, Library Agencies

The arts and humanities endowments and IMLS, which support education programs, face drastic cuts in the 2018 federal budget.

May 12, 2017

High-Stakes Poetry Competition Brings Students to the Stage

Welcome to the National Poetry Out Loud Competition, where 53 high school students recited poems—classical, modern, long, and short—and competed for $20,000 in prize money.

May 10, 2017

Turnaround Arts Program Is Expanding

A program that originated in the White House is being carried on and expanded with support from government and private organizations.

May 03, 2017

After Fears of Elimination, Arts, Humanities Groups May Get More Funds

The President's proposed budget would have cut the agencies, but congressional proposals give them a boost in funding.

April 25, 2017

8th Graders' Arts Scores Hold Steady on Latest National Assessment

The most recent NAEP finds that girls outperform boys and that Hispanic and Asian students' average scores have increased notably.

April 11, 2017

Study: Music Education in K-12 Promotes Lifelong Engagement With Arts

The new research using data from the National Endowment for the Arts also shows that socioeconomic status isn't always a barrier to making art.

March 16, 2017

Proposed Cuts to National Endowments and Libraries Raise Concerns for Education

This is the first time a president has proposed eliminating the arts and humanities endowments, both of which support educational activities.

March 07, 2017

States Introduce New Measure of Accountability: Arts Education

The Every Student Succeeds Act opened the doors for states to revamp their accountability systems and include new indicators of school quality.

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